- 3/4 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon chili sauce
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 6 bone-in pork loin or rib chops (about 1-1/2 inches thick)
- In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first five ingredients; set aside 1/3 cup for basting. Add pork chops. Seal bag and refrigerate overnight.
- Drain and discard marinade. Grill chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 12-16 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°, turning once. Brush occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 6 servings.
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.
Reviews for Zesty Grilled Chops
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"Like others, I have been making this for years. Because I love garlic, I tend to add a bit more. After experimenting with other meats and such, I found that you can make a bit more marinade and separate it and use some as a basting sauce. This is really great on any type ribs, especially country style. Great recipe."
"Have been making these chops since the it was originally posted and just had a request from my son who lives out of state to send it to him. First time I ever made them his comment was this is awesome, what kind of meat is it. We have found that the longer you marinade them the better they are."
"OhBarbi, the marinade was too sweet because you substituted ketchup instead of chili sauce. Ketchup is full of sugar. The chili sauce is used to balance out the brown sugar. You should have fiollowed the recipe. You should have given this marinade a 5 star rating. It was your mistake, not the person who submitted the recipe."
"uwasv_waya These reviews are not all about you! They are about the recipe."
"It gave me a new way to grill chops. I'll leave out the sugar because I don't like to eat the main course and dessert at the same time. I also prefer boneless chops. They cost less in the long run since I don't throw our half the weight in bones. When I pay for a pound of meat I want a pound of meat and not half of it in bone.."