Agave-Kissed Hawaiian Pork

Serves: 6

   6 pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick)
   1 cup agave
   1 cup lime juice
   4 jalapeņo peppers, seeded and chopped
   4 cloves garlic, minced
   2 tablespoons ground cumin
   3 (3-ounce) cans orange juice concentrate, thawed
   2 tablespoons grated orange peel
   1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
   1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
   1/2 cup macadamia nuts or pecans, chopped and toasted

Agave-Kissed Hawaiian Pork is from the Cook'n with Agave collection.

Place pork chops in a plastic resealable bag. In a bowl, combine marinade ingredients. Set aside 1/3 cup marinade for basting, cover and refrigerate. Add remaining marinade to chops, cover, seal bag, chill for 1 hour. Drain. Grill chops, covered with grill lid over medium heat (350° to 400°F) for 15-20 minutes, until meat thermometer reads 160°F and juices run clear. Turn once. Carefully brush chops occasionally with 1/3 cup reserved marinade. Serve.