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Welcome to Freezer Food Friday. Today I have a main dish recipe that can be prepared ahead and frozen to be used later.  Please share a recipe on your blog and link it below using Mr Linky ( if Mr Link is misbehaving… leave a link in the comments.

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Margarita Pork Chops

Makes 8 to 12 servings

12 pork loin chops, each about 1 inch thick

4 1/2 cups bottled margarita mix

6 tablespoons minced garlic

5 teaspoons salt

3 teaspoons black pepper

1. Divide the pork chops between two or three heavy-duty freezer bags. Pour the margarita mix into each bag and then add the garlic, salt and pepper. Seal the bags; massage a bit to mix the marinade. Freeze. Transport in a cooler and, if still frozen upon reaching your destination, place back in the freezer until a day before they are needed. If the pork does not make the trip frozen, refrigerate immediately and use within a day or two.

2. To prepare, grill over a medium fire until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of a chop reads 160 degrees. To prepare inside, arrange chops on a greased broiler pan. Broil chops under high heat 5 inches from the heat source, turning frequently, for 14 to 18 minutes, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the chop reads 160 degrees.

– Adapted from Fix, Freeze, Feast (Stoney, 2007)


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