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Pork chop w/ Hoover's sauce

Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
edited 4:37PM in EggHead Forum
Tuesday I had planned to marinate some nice bone-in, rib pork chops in Hoover's sauce for a couple of hours, then slow smoke for supper. Just before lighting the Egg, daughter called and our grandson wanted to come over and get in Papaw's hot tub. So we met them for quick dinner and then hot tub.
Soooo... The chops marinated until last night (about 26 hrs).I was concerned about them being over marinated. Egg at 250* dome, elevated direct with 2 small chunks of pecan. Put a couple of halves of butternut squash on (DP Pineapplehead and little butter). Later added the chops and a liberal coating of Tsunami Spin (since Hoover's is a teriyaki-type sauce). When they reached 125* internal, I kicked the heat up and added split yellow and zucchini squash (EVOO & Shaking the Tree). Pulled at 140*, foiled and rested.
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Plated - The Princess said "too many squashes", but the butternut tastes so much like sweet potatoes, I forget it's a squash.
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The chops turned out perfect, with a hint of the teriyaki flavor throughout the meat. Definitely on the 'rotation' now! :woohoo:
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  • Big'unBig'un Posts: 5,909
    Looks great Clark! No suprise though!
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  • Two of my favs... :)
    I'm thinking I'm soom due for pork and squash again.
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  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    Thanks, Todd.

    Got a remember to order another case of sauce! Also wanna try the finished rub.
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  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    Nice, healthy meal!

    Followed by wine and the hot tub, but I digress....................... :evil:
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  • beesbees Posts: 335
    Nice chops and squash, I'll bet the long marinade didn't hurt those pretty chops. Thanks for sharing.Randy
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  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,406
    Looks really good Clark!!
    What is Hoover's sauce?
    Molly
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  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 2,944
    looks great Clark ;)
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
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  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    Didn't hurt them a bit, Randy. I was pleasantly surprised!
    Thanks!
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  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    Thanks, Molly.

    Hoover's Sauce - Hoover Lee, a Chinese man in his 70's who owns a small grocery in a very small town in the Mississippi Delta. He developed a teriyaki-based sauce an keeps the recipe highly secret - his wife, children, nobody knows the recipe. The sauce has been written about around the country and he sells only by word of mouth. I used to have to drive to his store in "Louise, MS", about an hour from here, but I have found it in a couple of small, local grocery stores only half as far away.

    http://www.hooversauce.com/

    http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070919/LIFE/709190302
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  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    Thanks, Scott!
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  • Egg JujuEgg Juju Posts: 658
    chops looks delicious... one cant have too many squashes! :)
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