Grilled Pork Chop Recipes for Perfectly Grilled Pork Chops
Fire up the BBQ! These grilled pork chop recipes are going to make you want to shut that old kitchen oven up and go outside to cook! Pork chop recipes grilled as well as these pork chops will be will soon be the highlight of your family BBQ menu!
Marinaded and Grilled BBQ Pork Chops
These barbecue pork chops on the grill are easy to make. You’ll need to marinade them for at least an hour before you cook them though, so give yourself some time. If you like, make the grilled pork chop recipes marinade in advance, and you can let them set in the refrigerator overnight, until you’re ready for them the next day.
- 4 bone in pork chops
- 2 cups water
- 1 Tbsp. plus 2 tsp sugar, divided
- 1 Tbsp. sea salt
- 1 Tbsp paprika
- 2 tsp. onion powder
- 1/2 tsp. black pepper
- 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
- Put pork chops in a zip up plastic bag. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, mix water, 2 Tbsp. sugar, and salt until sugar and salt are dissolved. Pour over pork chops and tightly reseal the bag.
- Turn chops in bag to distribute marinade over chops, and set the bag in the refrigerator.
- Refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight.
- Prior to grilling, mix remaining sugar and seasonings in a small bowl.
- Heat grill to medium-high heat.
- Remove chops from sauce, and coat evenly with seasoning mixture.
- Grill 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until done, brushing with BBQ sauce for the last few minutes.
- Remove from grill and let stand 3 minutes before serving.
Note: You can always make this same grilled pork chop marinade recipe and use it even if you don’t want to use barbecue sauce when grilling!
Come to think of it, here’s another recipe for barbecue pork chop marinade!
BBQ Pork Chop Marinade With Olive Oil To Use When Grilling Pork Chops
(For every 4 pork chops)
Mix: 2 tsp. onion powder, 1 tsp. oregano, 2/3 cup olive oil, 1/2 cup lemon juice, 1/4 cup soy sauce (or Tamari), 2 Tbsp. brown sugar (or coconut sugar), and 1/2 tsp. pepper.
Let pork chops marinade in sauce overnight, and grill for 5 – 6 minutes on each side over a medium-high heat. No need for BBQ sauce, but if you like, brush some on during the last few minutes.
Grilled boneless pork chop recipes are always a favorite too, and here is one that will satisfy the best BBQ enthusiast!
Juicy (Literally, As in Apple Juice) Grilled Boneless Pork Chops Recipe
- 6 boneless pork chops
- 1/2 cup brown sugar (or Coconut Sugar)
- 1/2 cup apple juice
- 4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 Tablespoon soy sauce (or Tamari for Paleo or Gluten Free)
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch (or Arrowroot Powder for Paleo)
- 1/2 cup water
- Preheat grill to high heat.
- In a small sauce pan, combine brown sugar, apple juice, oil, soy sauce, ginger, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.
- In a small bowl, combine water and cornstarch, and whisk to mix. Then keep stirring until the mixture has thickened.
- Grill chops over the hot coals for 6 – 7 minutes on each side, turning once.
- Brush with sauce just before removing from grill.
- Serve with remaining sauce.
Anthony’s Goods also sells a wonderful gluten free Arrowroot Powder which you can see here:
Anthony’s Goods Certified Gluten-Free Arrowroot Powder
Made from 100% natural arrowroot
Certified gluten free
Works well in many vegan recipes too!
While that recipe called for apple juice, this next one calls for pineapple rings. Did you ever think of fruit being in so many pork chop recipes!
Also, this next one makes 8 servings, so it’s great for a larger family or for a picnic with the neighbors.
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Pineapple Glazed Grilled Pork Chops
- 8 pork chops
- 1 (14 ounce) can pineapple rings, drained (reserve juice)
- 1 1/2 tsp light brown sugar (Coconut sugar works well here too!)
- 1/4 cup yellow mustard
- 2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 2 Tbsp cornstarch dissolved in 1/4 cup water (Can also use arrowroot)
- Enough water to bring reserved juice to 1 cup
- Drain pineapple and reserve juice.
- Salt and pepper pork chops.
- In a small sauce pan, combine pineapple juice, water, brown sugar, and mustard, and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat, and stir in lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and cornstarch mixture.
- Simmer for 3 minutes until thick, stirring constantly.
- Brush sauce on chops, and place on grill at a medium-high temperature.
- Brown pork chops for 3 minutes on each side.
- Brush chops again with sauce and top with pineapple slices.
- Cook for 2 – 3 minutes more.
- Turn chops on grill and cook upside down so that pineapple is facing the grill, cooking only 1 – 2 minutes more.
- Flip over and brush with sauce one more time before taking off the grill.
- Let rest for 3 – 5 minutes before serving.
Include one of these grilling recipes for grilled pork chops at your next backyard barbecue or tailgate party, and see how quickly your grilled pork chop recipes become the talk of the town!
For other kinds of pork recipes, please see our links below or check the website for even more!