- 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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"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.."
"My husband and I enjoyed these delicious pork chops the other night. They are so easy to prepare and great for warm weather grilling. I only marinated the chops all day instead of overnight and they were delicious. We will have this again."
"Too sweet; I should have cut back on the brown sugar. I didn't have chili sauce so I substituted ketchup and sprinkled it with cayenne. Pork chop was tender."