Grilled Garlic Pork Chops
If you’re looking for a great recipe for grilled pork chops you’ve found it! It’s our popular roasted pork chops recipe taken outside to the grill!
Grilled Pork Chops Recipe
Previously our roasted pork chops recipe was such a hit, we decided one weekend to take it outside have grilled garlic pork chops instead of roasting them in the oven. Gosh, we’re so glad we did! Although the recipe and marinade is the exact same, the texture from cooking the pork chops on the grill is totally different! Cooking over direct heat on the grill gave these grilled garlic pork chops an outstanding flavor from all the char. Each bite was juicy, tender flavorful and amazing. Marinating the pork loin chops really helped make the chops juicy and tender when grilled.
What’s The Best Pork Chops for Grilling?
Normally we’ll use bone-in chops or pork shoulder chops because there’s more fat on those cuts they stay juicy when grilled. But we stayed with the same loin chops that we used for the roasted version and after grilling, these loin chops were still juicy! In fact, our favorite is grilling sliced pork butt or pork shoulder steaks. It’s definitely because the marinade helped give these grilled garlic pork chops more fat and flavor.
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This recipe was originally published in 2018 and re-published in 2019 with updated video.
Grilled Garlic Pork Chops
- 4 (4 ) pork chops (we used 3/4” center cut loin chops, 8-ounces each)
- 4 Tablespoons (60 ml) olive oil or vegetable oil , divided
- 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) soy sauce
- 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) Worcestershire sauce
- 3 Tablespoons (45 ml) ketchup
- 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) onion powder
- 1 teaspoon (5 ml) dijon mustard or yellow mustard
- 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) packed brown sugar
- 3-4 cloves (3 cloves) garlic , minced
- 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) Kosher salt , or to taste
- black pepper , to taste (preferably fresh cracked pepper)
- Minced parsley for garnish , optional
- Make the marinade: in large ziplock bag, combine 3 tablespoons of olive oil, soy sauce, Worcestershire, ketchup, onion powder, mustard, brown sugar and garlic. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Rub the bag between your hands to combine all the ingredients.
- Place pork chops in the bag and massage the marinade into the pork chops. Seal the bag and marinade the pork chops for at least 30 minutes or overnight is best for great flavor.
- Pre-heat grill on medium to medium-high heat (depending on your grill’s heat). Scrape the grill grates to make sure they are clean.
- Place the pork chops on the grill, making sure to save the extra marinade for brushing while you grill. Cook the pork chops for about 4-6 minutes per side or until nicely grilled and cooked through. Several times while grilling, brush the pork chops with the extra marinade. (You don’t have to leave the pork chops for a set amount of time while only turning them once. Feel free to turn the pork chops several times every couple minutes if you like, it will actually help cook them quicker and more evenly-it just needs more attention)
- Garnish with minced parsley, optional. Serve warm with baked potatoes, pasta or what ever you want.
Have you tried our recipe for grilling Pork butt or Pork shoulder steaks?
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