Grilled Maple Pork Chops Recipe
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Grilled Maple Pork Chops Recipe

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Pork chops on the grill are hard to beat. The marinade is simple, and so good. —Nicholas King, Duluth, Minnesota
Featured In: Top 10 Quick Dinners
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min + marinating. Grill:15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min + marinating. Grill:15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 6 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (1-1/2 inch thick and 12 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop: 509 calories, 19g fat (7g saturated fat), 164mg cholesterol, 339mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 65g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk syrup, vinegar, salt and pepper until blended. Pour 1/2 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add pork chops; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 1 hour. Reserve remaining marinade for basting.
  2. Drain pork chops, discarding marinade in bag. On an oiled grill, cook pork chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 13-17 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°, turning occasionally and basting with reserved marinade during the last 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Maple Pork Chops in Taste of Home June/July 2014

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Ruffshse User ID: 4225266 250180
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2016

"Really enjoyed will make again"

joycerm53 User ID: 703299 229083
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2015

"These pork chops were super easy, and delicious. I marinaded them about 4 hours and did them on the grill. Everyone raved! A keeper."

ReneeMurby User ID: 7119369 229058
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2015

"Easy, tasty. Good recipe."

justducky76 User ID: 6426903 225807
Reviewed May. 3, 2015

"My kids love this and it's super easy. The chops are great for family nights and special enough for company. I've made the recipe as written repeatedly and it comes out perfect every time."

scrambledwithcheese User ID: 1233902 195829
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2014

"Fantastic! Super easy and tastes great. I did add some fresh minced garlic to the marinade. I used thin pork chops based on family preference. Came out great!"

Remenec User ID: 6059530 150965
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2014

"Delicious recipe! They probably would taste even better on the grill, but they turned out really good when I broiled them 4 inches from the heat. The marinade had a unique flavor, as this is the first time I've incorporated maple syrup into a recipe. I will definitely make these again!"

justmbeth User ID: 1196484 186098
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2014

"So simple...but so flavorful! Meat was nice and moist. This is great for nights when you need something quick. Love the quick marinade time. Husband did declare them his most favorite pork chop recipe."

momoflandl User ID: 5566695 197604
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2014

"These pork chops were fantastic! I marinated the meat overnight which made them even easier to grill after church on Sunday. I didn't find pork chops of the same size so I instead used 3 smaller pork chops. Since there was more area of pork chops I made 1 1/2 times as much marinade and soaked them in 3/4 cups leaving enough to baste during cooking. Be careful not to overcook. These were simple enough to make and delicious!"

spoiledbasher User ID: 3194367 194313
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2014

"So simple! So delicious, and I really don't care for maple flavor. This is a keeper!"

jetluvs2cook User ID: 1675049 192760
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2014

"this is an AWESOME recipe!!! the marinade makes the chops so tender and flavorful! I have made this a lot since this recipe came out in the latest issue!!"

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