1/2 C firmly packed brown sugar
3 Tbsp Dijon mustard
2 Tbsp soy sauce
2 Tbsp bourbon
6 (1 inch thick) bone-in pork chops
1. Stir together the first 6 ingredients in a shallow dish or large zip-top plastic bag. Add the pork chops, cover or seal and chill for 30 minutes, turning once.
2. Remove pork from marinade, reserve marinade.
3. Grill pork, covered with grill lid, over medium high heat (350-400 degrees) for 10 to 12 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers 160 degrees, turning once.
4. Bring reserved marinade to a boil in a small saucepan, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Pour over chops before serving.
Capt. Dick May is the owner of Easy Rider Charters in Bokeelia. He can be reached at 239-283-3247 or easyridercharters.com. "Capt. Dick's Seafood & Southern Country Cooking" (a new cookbook) can be ordered for $14.95 plus $3 postage by calling the number above or mailing a check (made out to Dick May) to 7989 Judge Bean Road, Bokeelia, FL 33922.