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Favorite Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

Favorite Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

I start preparing this entree the night before I plan to grill it. It's a fabulous marinade with a unique flavor, and is of the only ways our family eats pork chops. —Erica Svejda, Janesville, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (1 inch thick)


  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients; add pork chops. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill pork chops, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

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gooch621 User ID: 7069389 264467
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2017

"Excellent marinade! I had espresso flavored balsamic and am so happy I used it! It just added another dimension to a great marinade."

JennyRed__FL User ID: 6102633 250388
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2016

"I intended to grill the chops on the outdoor grill, but after marinating them in this fantastic marinade for several hours, it began to storm. I cooked them under the broiler, and when I turned them, I brushed them with the leftover marinade. Absolutely delicious!"

Blueydirishlass User ID: 8885427 249927
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2016

"I didn't have all the ingredients so I used balsamic vinegar, olive oil, teriyaki sauce, minced garlic, and Worcester sauce. My pork chops were unbelievable!!! Will definitely make again!! ! Thanks so much!!!"

newrecipejunkie User ID: 876567 248734
Reviewed May. 28, 2016

"This was so good! I decided to grill 2 pork chops since this was my first time trying this recipe, plus hubby (aka Mr. Picky ) hates marinated meat. I made half the amount of marinade and still had plenty to keep out 1/4 cup to put on meat later. The smell that was still in the air in the kitchen after I made it was making my mouth water! I only had about 3 1/2 hours to marinate which was fine since the chops were only 1/2 inch thick instead of 1". True to form, Mr. Picky did not care for it........yet ate the whole thing. I thought it was delicious. I ended up saving the extra marinade to put on one boneless chicken breast in the future."

Mamacheese2004 User ID: 2528734 247516
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2016

"These chops were soooo yummy. Everyone loved em. Excellent flavor! I served this with some creamy ranch mashed potatoes and corn on the cob. Delish!"

Remenec User ID: 6059530 230566
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2015

"Great tasting recipe! I used vegetable oil instead of olive oil. Also, I didn't have any cayenne pepper so I left that out. Still had plenty of flavor. Perfect for our family cook-out."

justmbeth User ID: 1196484 87182
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2014

"These were good. I thought the flavor was basic, just nothing to set them apart."

theresahill User ID: 6140480 87181
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2014

"Very easy and extremely delicious"

melodious88 User ID: 4245799 138014
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2013

"Very easy and tasty."

mrsh318 User ID: 3583996 149693
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2013

"This tasted sweet and sour. It was very good. I did not marinate it for the full 8 hours because usually for my taste some of these marinated recipes are too strong. So this was perfect for my husband and I. We enjoyed it."

jnjrok User ID: 1992251 143732
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2013

"Nice & moist with good flavor."

lauriembs User ID: 7101665 63981
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2013

"The grilled pork chops I made tonight using this recipe were INCREDIBLE! My 8 year old son declared them "the best meal you've ever made"! My husband loved them too. Just the right amount of flavor and so tender and juicy. This will be my "go to" recipe from now on for grilled pork chops!"

piegram User ID: 2655188 149685
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2013

"oh yes i would they were so delicious and moist. i served mine with green beans almondine and cole slaw. they were so good that my family asked for them again in a week. most pork chops that i have eaten on the grill are very tough and hard to chew, not these ones, they were scrumptious."

Noni-CC User ID: 7272252 55918
Reviewed May. 23, 2013


lisa53202 User ID: 1079567 121757
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2012

"We enjoyed this--very tasty and moist."

MaM21 User ID: 665335 143730
Reviewed May. 27, 2012

"Just from looking at the ingredients in the recipe, with all of the salt content, it sounds almost like a brine to me. So I am not so concerned about that since it DOES get discarded. Can't wait to try it, will rate after I do."

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 137977
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2011

"Loved this recipe! I will definitely be making it again."

PuppydogJammies User ID: 3665359 71740
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2011

"Best pork chop ever! I don't normally care for pork chops, but these are crazy good! Try once & this recipe will win you over!"

Potroast911 User ID: 3101033 55825
Reviewed May. 16, 2011

"Fairly standard marinade, but good. I will be using this one again."

jllove User ID: 1407405 56347
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2011

"My husband's Uncle used this marinade for grilled chicken. Great marinade!"

transou4 User ID: 4832312 63980
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2010

"My husband loved this marinade for his chops. We have tried lots of marinades and discarded the recipe. This one's a keeper!"

lesdesdhs User ID: 4630240 111762
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2010

"Wpnderful recipe! Everyone loved it. I changed it a little by adding some lemon juice."

homeoftaste User ID: 2580256 111509
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2010

"Delicious ... I placed the chops in a rotisserie and they came out perfect, delicious and juicy. Definitely will make again."

PuppydogJammies User ID: 3665359 55824
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2009 Edited Jul. 9, 2011

"Loved this recipe!"

Midnight Angel User ID: 3192198 111376
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2008

"I made a slight substitution of sesame oil instead of olive oil. The cayenne pepper really gave a spicy kick to the chops. Served with a rice and brocolli side dish that was also cooked right on the grill. Thanks for sharing!"

shagist User ID: 887726 121658
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2008

" Who cares what she thinks,if that's all she has to do with her time,I feel sorry for her.                Tasteofhome,keep up the good work,as besides myself,I know there are others who look forward to your recipes. 

RKNOX821 User ID: 302650 206381
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2008

"WOW WHAT A GROUCH!!!!!!  GET A LIFE!!!  You are certainly hurting Taste of Home by not getting any more recipes!!!  YOUR LOSS"

RuthStew User ID: 231550 71722
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2008

"It's great to be so perfect! Never to make a mistake! Unfortunately, we sometimes make a typographical error and don't realize it.


freddy_sbaby User ID: 2461214 63979
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2008

"I tried this marinade last night on pork loin and it was delicious! We grilled the pork slowly and it turned out perfect. My husband said that this recipe was a keeper."

vjhallum User ID: 3066711 55823
Reviewed May. 31, 2008

"c'mon y'all, this sounds like a wonderful recipe, im gonna try it, i "culd" care less how you spell it. from the sounds of your nit picking you have too much time on your hands."

wanda5030 User ID: 2926803 63978
Reviewed May. 30, 2008

"The recipe sounds good and easy.

The spelling coment on "culd" reminds me of some of the posters on the Weight Watchers board.
OOPS!! I misspelled comment. 3 "whacks" with the dictionary."

edbeth User ID: 1723748 121657
Reviewed May. 30, 2008

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lenadd User ID: 2603668 143544
Reviewed May. 29, 2008

"Oh, that's TOOooo bad for the spelling police."

lenadd User ID: 2603668 118130
Reviewed May. 29, 2008

"The recipe is great. I "CULD" understand all the comments. To bad for the spelling police. Lighten up, take a chill pill & enjoy life !!!!!!!!!!!!!"

[email protected] User ID: 3140971 118080
Reviewed May. 29, 2008

"RE: Grilled pork Chops...Wish you knew how to spell "CULD" is correctly spelled "COULD" Geez, what a joke this all is. No more recipes/comments for me :)"

LynneM User ID: 121663 143543
Reviewed May. 29, 2008

"You culd use low sodium Worcesthire and soy. There are alternatives to everything. You can even make your own low sodium Worcestshire sauce; recipes are out there."

katwil58 User ID: 1899639 206380
Reviewed May. 29, 2008

Do you realize how much of the marinade simply gets thrown away?
There is no way all the sodium from the marinade stays on the pork.
 Think about it.

SBTully User ID: 956078 206379
Reviewed May. 29, 2008

"With 1/2 cup of Worcestershire, and 1/4 cup of soy sauce, this recipe must have over a gram of sodium - half of the recommended daily amount! It ought to come with a warning sign! I just swell up when I eat that much (I've gained as much as 10 lbs. overnight), but people with heart failure could die!"

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