Coffee-Molasses Marinated Pork

Heavenly Creations

Who: Murdale Baptist Church
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Coffee-Molasses Marinated Pork


  • 1 c. strong-brewed coffee
  • 1/4 c. molasses
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 T. cider vinegar
  • 1 T. Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 4 bone-in loin pork chops, 1 in. thick


  • Combine coffee, molasses, thyme, vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt, lemon pepper and ginger.
  • Pour 1/2 cup of the marinade mixture into a large resealable plastic bag; add the pork. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Cover and refrigerate remaining coffee mixture until ready to cook.
  • Drain and discard marinade.
  • Grill pork on a grill rack sprayed with cooking spray. Grill or broil chops until thermometer reads 160 degrees.
  • Spoon reserved coffee mixture over chops. Grill until glaze bubbles, 1 to 2 minutes.