I have honey and porkchops. Is it safe to marinate the porkchops in a honey based marinade and then fry them in a blend of cooking oils?

  • Are you saying you want to mix honey and oil, and use it as a frying medium? – SAJ14SAJ Dec 20 '13 at 3:33
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    It will almost certainly burn and scortch and be completely unpalatable. And very difficult to clean. Its probably safe within some particular definition of the word. A fire extinguisher may be advisable. – SAJ14SAJ Dec 20 '13 at 3:36
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    Class B, suitable for oil fires. – SAJ14SAJ Dec 20 '13 at 3:37
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    I should probably revise my question. I marinated the porkchops in a blend of honey, soy, and other oils. I let that sit for about an hour. In volume, the sauce was probably about 25% honey. Then I fried the porkchops - they were cut thin - in that sauce. I stirred constantly and it didn't burn too badly at all. The taste was okay, though I should add more flavours (mustard, balsamic, etc.). – Newb Dec 20 '13 at 3:40
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    You should edit your question to make it clear exactly what you want to ask if you still want answers. – Cascabel Dec 21 '13 at 0:42

I've heard of adding sugar to stir-fries, to make a caramel flavoured sauce/glaze in Vietnamese cooking, as in this recipe. Although I've usually seen sugar used, I see no reason why a similar effect could not be obtained by using honey.

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