Brew ‘N Que Canada!

Nothing is more Canadian than beer and Barbecue! Canadians really know how to appreciate a cold beer paired with some delicious BBQ because let’s face it; since we only have 4 months of summer, we know how to make the most of what we have.

Everyone knows all of the stereotypes associated with Canadians including: we’re all very polite, talk like we’re from Newfoundland and live in igloos. Of all these stereotypes, there is one commercial that I always think got it right on, and this video really does make me proud to be Canadian! You have to know the one I’m talking about, Molson Canadian’s I AM CANADIAN commercial. If you have not seen it, I suggest you watch it.

This weekend, make sure to cook with local Canadian pork and beer! I have attached a recipe to get you started. Please, remember this weekend to say it loud and proud, I AM CANADIAN!… Thank you.

Brew ‘N Que

Yield: 8
Cooking Time: 15 min


8 Canadian pork loin steaks or chops, boneless
3/4 cup (175 mL) regular or non-alcoholic beer
1/4 cup (50 mL) dark corn syrup
1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
3 Tbsp (45 mL) prepared mustard
2 Tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) chili powder

Cooking Instructions

Place Pork in a plastic bag or non-metal sealable container. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over Pork. Seal and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight, rotating the bag occasionally.
Drain marinade into a small saucepan; boil 1 minute. Preheat barbecue on high; reduce temperature to medium. Place steaks on the grill; close barbecue cover and grill 6 to 8 minutes per side, basting frequently with the marinade. Serve with pasta salad and corn on the cob.


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