- 6 boneless pork chops or chicken breasts
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 1 deseeded and finely diced jalapeno pepper (optional)
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed or 2 teaspoons minced garlic
Directions: Spray inside of crockpot or pan if baking in oven with nonstick spray and put arrange pork chops or chicken in a single layer.
In small bowl, mix together all remaining ingredients until well blended. Taste the sauce and adjust flavors as desired (for hotter sauce add up to 1 TBSP hot sauce, for sweeter sauce add additional brown sugar or up to 1 TBSP honey or molasses).
Pour sauce over the top of chicken or pork until well coated. If cooking in the crockpot, cook on low for 4-6 hours. If baking in oven, cover pan with foil and bake at 350 degrees for at least 45 minutes.