Orange-Herb Pork Chops

Orange-Herb Pork Chops
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  • Total: 22 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: 4 Pork Chops (4 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
655 Calories
25g Fat
46g Carbs
59g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 Pork Chops (4 Servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 655
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 171mg 57%
Sodium 2199mg 96%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 59g
Calcium 145mg 11%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The vinegar in the marinade tenderizes the pork chops, while the other ingredients offer and sweet yet savory flavor to these grilled pork chops.


  • 4 thick cut pork chops
  • 1/2 onion (chopped into strips)
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 cup/120 mL barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon/30 mL soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons/7.25 mL salt
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL fresh rosemary (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon/2.5 mL dried sage
  • 1 to 2 large cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Mix together soy sauce, vinegar, orange juice, sage, salt, black pepper garlic, onion, rosemary, and barbecue sauce in mixing bowl.

  3. Place chops in a large resealable plastic bag, pour in marinade and seal.

  4. Place in refrigerator for 6 to 8 hours, or overnight.

  5. Preheat grill for high heat.

  6. Remove pork chops from bag, reserving marinade, and set on a large plate or cutting board.

  7. Pour marinade into a small saucepan.

  8. Bring contents to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and let simmer for 4 to 5 minutes.  

  9. Remove from heat and let cool.

  10. Lightly oil preheated grill.

  11. Transfer chops to grill and cook for 12 to 14 minutes, turning a few times.

  12. Brush marinade over chops toward the last 5 to 6 of cooking.

  13. Once chops have reached an internal temperature of 145 F and above, remove from heat, let rest for 5 minutes and serve with your favorite sides.

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