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Simple Marinated Grilled Pork Chops

 Simple Marinated Grilled Pork Chops
This marinade is so simple that I use it on all kinds of meat. For a more robust flavor, let the meat marinate in the refrigerator overnight. —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.


  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (1 inch thick and 8 ounces each)


  • In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic and
  • pepper. Pour marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add pork
  • chops; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 8 hours or
  • overnight.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil;
  • using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Grill
  • chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-5 in. from the heat for
  • 4-5 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for
  • medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°).
  • Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 pork chop equals 362 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 111 mg cholesterol, 695 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 37 g protein.

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Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.