The Best Pork Chops – the search is over. These are hands-down THE BEST grilled pork chops!! SO easy and they taste amazing! Better than any restaurant! Pork chops marinated in Worcestershire sauce, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, olive oil, garlic, pepper, and cayenne pepper. Let marinate overnight for maximum flavor. Such a quick and easy grilled pork recipe!
Easy Seasoned Pork Chops
I’ve been on the hunt for The Best Grilled Pork Chops recipe, and I think I’ve finally found it. We both took one bite of these pork chops and were rendered speechless. SO good! The smoky char from the grill seals in all the savory juices, creating a caramelized crust that’s out of this world. The meat is so tender and juicy, it practically melts in your mouth with each bite. So, fire up that grill, because these chops are an absolute flavor sensation that will have you coming back for seconds, thirds, and maybe even fourths! Get ready to take your taste buds on a wild ride.
How to Make The Best Pork Chops
This recipe is effortless to make with only a few simple ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk together Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, oil, garlic, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Season pork with kosher salt and black pepper. Place chops in a gallon ziplock bag. Pour marinade over pork and store in the fridge for a few hours to overnight.
When ready to cook, remove the pork from the marinade and grill until done, approximately 8 to 12 minutes.
Helpful Tips & Frequently Asked Questions for Cooking Pork Chops
- You can use this recipe with bone-in pork chops or boneless pork chops.
- We let the pork marinate in the fridge overnight. I go by the philosophy the longer the better when it comes to marinated meat.
- Can Pork be pink? YES! Pork is done when they reach an internal temperature of 145ºF. Pork loin chops are perfectly safe to eat with pink or a blush of pink. Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of the pork before taking them off the grill.
- Medium Rare: 145 – 150ºF
- Medium: 150 – 155ºF
- Medium Well: 155 – 160ºF
- Well Done: 160ºF
- dijon mustard
- fresh thyme
- garlic powder
- Can I cook pork chops in a skillet? Yes! The cooking time will depend on the thickness of your meat. For thin chops, heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chops for 2 to 3 minutes per side. For thicker chops, brown on both sides for 5 to 6 minutes per side, and then check the internal temperature with a digital thermometer.
- Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
What to Serve with Grilled Pork
Now, when it comes to serving these juicy, tender pork chops, it’s all about finding the perfect accompaniments to make the meal complete. I suggest starting with some creamy mashed potatoes or roasted baby potatoes on the side. The smooth and velvety texture of the potatoes pairs wonderfully with the rich flavors of the pork. To add some vibrant color and freshness to your plate, steamed or roasted veggies like green beans or asparagus are the way to go. And let’s not forget about a fresh garden salad with homemade dressing to add a light and refreshing element to the meal. With these fantastic side dishes, these chops will shine and create a weeknight dinner that will have everyone asking for seconds.
Here are a few of our favorite side dish recipes from the blog that go great with this grilled pork:
The Best Pork Chops
- Whisk together Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, oil, garlic, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
- Place pork chops in a gallon ziplock bag and our marinade over pork chops.
- Refrigerate 8 hours to overnight.
- Remove pork chops from marinade and grill until done, approximately 8 to 12 minutes.
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