Simple Marinated Grilled Pork Chops
Total TimePrep: 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 362 calories, 18g fat (7g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 695mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 37g protein.
May 28, 2016
Super simple and very flavorful. I added a healthy pinch of red pepper flakes because my husband likes a bit of heat. Don;t overcook the pork chops. My husband removes them from the heat when they are just a couple of degrees below the desired temp. He covers them then lets them rest 10 minutes. They are done to perfection and not overcooked.
Jun 21, 2012
a nice marinate; for a variation I have added a 6 oz. can of pineapple juice
Apr 16, 2011
I was hoping the flavor of the brown sugar would "make" this recipe, but it was overpowered by the soy sauce :(
Mar 14, 2011
We enjoyed these chops. I made no changes to the recipe but would caution people to make sure to not overcook them. We grilled for 4 minutes each side and it was just right. Any longer and we would have had dried out chops.
Feb 21, 2011
I dont really care for pork but I loved this and so did everyone else in the family!
Feb 5, 2011
This recipe is a grilling staple in our home. I use boneless pork chops, and they turn out so moist and delicious!
Oct 11, 2010
LOVED this recipe! Can't wait to make again.
Jul 17, 2010
Everyone loved these. Very moist and the soy sauce flavor is definately there so make sure you like soy sauce. But VERY good and will be making them real soon.
Jun 26, 2010
Very Overpowering taste of soy sauce. I like soy sauce but WAY too much in this recipe
Jun 6, 2010
Very flavorful and moist.