Grilled Pork Porterhouses with Asian Seasonings and Chinatown Barbecue Sauce
Bush’s<sup>®</sup> Grilled Pork Porterhouses with Asian Seasonings and Chinatown Barbecue Sauce

Bush’s® Grilled Pork Porterhouses with Asian Seasonings and Chinatown Barbecue Sauce

This international feast of flavors was created by Steven Raichlen, host of public television’s “Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke,” for BUSH’S® BBQ Bootcamp™ The pork porterhouse is dusted with 5-spice powder, an Asian seasoning, then topped with Chinatown barbecue sauce. Try it with BUSH’S® Chiles Rellenos!
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Recipe Details

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • For Porterhouses:
  • 4 each (12 oz) bone-in pork porterhouses (chops), each at least 1½-inches thick
  • 2 tablespoons Asian sesame oil
  • coarse salt (sea or kosher) and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and finely minced
  • 1½ inches fresh ginger, peeled and finely minced
  • Chinese five-spice powder
  • Chinatown Barbecue Sauce (recipe follows)
  • For Chinatown Barbecue Sauce:
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • ¼ cup rice wine or sake
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha, or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

Directions

  1. Brush porterhouses on both sides with sesame oil.
  2. Season with salt and pepper and rub garlic and ginger on both sides.
  3. Dust with Chinese five-spice powder.
  4. Set up well-oiled grill for direct grilling and preheat to medium-high.
  5. Arrange chops on hot grate at a 45-degree angle to bars of grate and grill until cooked to taste, 10-12 minutes per side, rotating porterhouses after 4 minutes to create a crosshatch of grill marks.
  6. Internal temperature of meat should be 145 degrees on an instant-read meat thermometer (porterhouse will still be slightly pink in the center) for medium.
  7. Serve immediately with Chinatown Barbeque Sauce.
  8. Pairs well with BUSH’S® Chiles Rellenos
  9. For Chinatown Barbecue Sauce: Place sauce ingredients in saucepan, then gently simmer until richly flavored, 5 minutes, then let cool to room temperature.