Rushville Republican


April 18, 2012

Cooks Corner: Grilling tips & recipes



Smoked Chile Marinade

great on pork, also good on chicken

3 oranges juiced

1 lime juiced

3 canned chipotle chilies

1 tablespoon minced garlic

2 teaspoons oregano

1/2teaspoon cumin

1/2teaspoon white pepper

1/2teaspoon black pepper

1/2teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

place citrus juices and remaining ingredients in blender

blend until smooth

this make enough for about 2 lbs of meat

pour over meat, cover and refrigerate for 2 hours

Red Wine And Oregano Marinade


1/2cup chopped onions

1/2cup fresh chopped oregano

12 cloves garlic mashed

1/4teaspoon white pepper

1/4teaspoon black pepper

1/4teaspoon red pepper flakes

1/2cup dry red wine

1/2cup soy sauce

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

place all ingredients in a blender

blend well until smooth

pour mixture over meat and toss

let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes

remove meat from marinade and grill

Ron's Special T-Bones

serves 4

4 1lb t-bone steaks

2 lb oyster shell mushrooms

1 1/2sticks salted butter

2 cloves garlic mashed and finely diced

3 teaspoons white pepper divided


use 2 teaspoons white pepper to sprinkle on steaks

rub in

place on grill over medium hot heat

in a large skillet melt butter over medium heat

cut bottom of stems of mushrooms

add garlic to butter

saute for 2 minutes

add mushrooms

saute for about 5 minutes

grill steak for about 7 to 8 minutes

or until tiny bubbles form on top

turn steaks with tongs and lightly salt

when grilled to desired doneness remove from heat

serve with sauteed mushrooms on top

allow to rest for 5 to 7 minutes


Savory Grilled Pork Chops With Fruit Salsa

serves 6

1 8oz can pineapple tidbits in unsweetened juice

1/3cup soy sauce

3 cloves garlic mashed and minced

6 6oz center cut pork chops



1/2cup fresh strawberries

1 orange peeled and chopped

2 tablespoons green onion chopped with tops

2 tablespoons fresh cilantro finely chopped

1 tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon white vinegar

1 tablespoon soy sauce

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