The Best Pork Chop Recipes

Pork chops are one of the easiest meats to grill. The secret is to cook them perfectlymoist and tender, not to a dry piece of shoe leather. These pork chops recipes do just that, adding loads of flavor without overcooking them. You might also want to try stuffed pork chops for something even better.

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    Beer Brined Pork Chops

    Pork chops on a grill
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    The beer brine helps to flavor and tenderize these pork chops. You'll be surprised at just how delicious and tender these turn out. The brining time for these pork chops can be short or long, so they can be prepared early and grilled shortly before the meal is served.

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    Garlic Honey Pork Chops

    Garlic honey pork chops

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    Want the secret to a fast grilled meal? Mix up this marinade the night before. Put the pork chops and the marinade in a resealable bag and refrigerate. The next day you can light the grill and have the chops ready in less time than it takes to put together a salad.

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    Paprika Pork Chops

    Pork chop with olive oil, garlic, and spices on wooden cutting board

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    These simple pork chops are rubbed with a flavorful herb-mustard mixture and then sprinkled with paprika for a deep smoky flavor and fantastic color. Quick and easy, these are some of the most popular pork chops around.

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    Vietnamese Pork Chops

    Vietnamese Pork Chops

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    The Asian flavors of lemongrass, fish sauce, and hoisin sauce turn ordinary pork chops into a special dish that is easy enough to serve on a weeknight. The pork chops marinate before being pan-fried. You can also grill the chops if you prefer.

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    Teriyaki Pork Chops

    TeriyakI pork chops

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    The real secret with any kind of teriyaki recipe is to get the sauce to glaze over the surface of the meat without burning. If you keep a close eye on it, you shouldn't have any trouble.

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    Hawaiian Pork Chops

    Hawaiian pork chops

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    Grilling pineapple really brings out the flavor and sweetness of this delicious ingredient. As the sugar caramelizes on the surface it gives the pineapple a fantastic flavor. These pork chops get all the sweetness from the fruit and turn out great!

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    Cuban-Style Pork Chops

    Cuban Style Pork Chop
    Regarding BBQ Inc.

    This pork chop recipe is the perfect make-ahead meal. The chops sit in a mild marinade and can remain there all day. This recipe can be started in the morning and the pork chops can be thrown on the grill as soon as it is hot that evening.

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    Maple-Dijon Pork Chops

    Maple-Dijon Pork Chops
    Sabrina S. Baksh

    A quick and delicious option for weeknight grilling. Not only are these pork chops flavorful, but the glaze contains only three ingredients, most of which you probably have in your pantry. So, if you're looking for a new recipe, give these sweet and savory chops a try.

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    Spicy Pork Chops

    Spicy Pork Chops
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    Spice these pork chops up by adding more chili powder, or perhaps some cayenne to the rub. Remember to grill them hot and fast.