Ranch-Marinated Pork Chop Recipe

Ranch pork chops recipe

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Prep: 2 mins
Cook: 12 mins
Marinate: 30 mins
Total: 44 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
478 Calories
24g Fat
5g Carbs
55g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 478
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 171mg 57%
Sodium 121mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 55g
Calcium 49mg 4%
*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.)

Marinating pork chops in ranch salad dressing is a super easy way to add flavor and moistness to tender grilled chops.


  • 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 4 boneless loin pork chops (1-inch thick)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Gather the ingredients
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  2. Combine dressing and pork chops in a shallow bowl and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes up to 8 hours.

    Combine dressing and pork chops
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  3. When ready to cook, prepare and preheat the grill, building a two-level fire.

    Prepare grill
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  4. Remove the chops from the marinade; discard marinade.

    Remove chops
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  5. Place chops on the hottest part of the grill and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.

    Place chops on grill
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  6. When the chops release, turn them and sear on the second side, for 1 to 2 minutes.

    Turn chops over
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  7. Then move the chops to the cooler part of the grill. Cover and grill for 4 minutes.

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  8. Turn the chops and cover; grill for 4 to 6 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer registers 145 to 150 F.

    Turn chops
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  9. Remove chops from grill, place on serving plate, and cover. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes. 

    Remove chops from grill
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