Saucy Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

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Saucy Grilled Pork Chops Recipe
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Saucy Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

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My Mamaw in Kentucky used this "dip" as she called it on many grilled meats including chicken and steak. —Misty Schneider, Bayport, Minnesota
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 8 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick)
  • Lemon slices, optional

Directions

In a microwave-safe dish, microwave butter, covered, until melted; add brown sugar and lemon juice, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reserve 2/3 cup for drizzling.
Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Brush pork chops with remaining sauce. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Stir sauce to combine and gently reheat if necessary; drizzle over pork chops. Top with lemon slices if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Saucy Grilled Pork Chops in Taste of Home June/July 2012, p20

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop: 476 calories, 30g fat (14g saturated fat), 141mg cholesterol, 162mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 36g protein.

  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 8 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick)
  • Lemon slices, optional
  1. In a microwave-safe dish, microwave butter, covered, until melted; add brown sugar and lemon juice, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reserve 2/3 cup for drizzling.
  2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Brush pork chops with remaining sauce. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  3. Stir sauce to combine and gently reheat if necessary; drizzle over pork chops. Top with lemon slices if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Saucy Grilled Pork Chops in Taste of Home June/July 2012, p20

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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 269452
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2017

"Not enough flavor for me. Very easy to make though."

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[email protected] User ID: 193450 195367
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2012

"Simple, easy, delicious. Great weeknight dinner option."

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newcountrywife User ID: 6001500 150486
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2012

"This was simple and good. Nothing to necessarily write home about, but a quick, easy and good dinner for the family."

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