Grilled Pork Chops Marinade

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4.88 from 8 votes
Grilled Pork Chops Marinade is hands down the best marinade for pork chops. It takes the bland pork chop to a whole new level of flavor.
Prep: 35 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 45 minutes
Grilled Pork Chops Marinade

Grilled Pork Chops Marinade is hands down the best marinade for pork chops. It takes the bland pork chop to a whole new level of flavor.

Grilled Pork Chops Marinade

Grilled Pork Chops Marinade is wonder because it’s so flavorful, you only need to marinate the chops for 30 minutes or so.  You can let them go longer, if you want to, but you certainly don’t have to.

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What We Love About This Grilled Pork Chops Marinade Recipe

Pork is wonderful to cook on the grill. Once you try this recipe, you will make it all the time. It is so quick and easy.

  • 35 Minute Meal: Truly a fast and easy meal to make any day of the week.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Family Friendly: This tender meat hot off the grill is always a hit.
  • Adaptable: Can use different herbs and spices to make this marinade.

Ingredient Notes for Pork Chop Marinade Recipe

  • Boneless Pork Chops: 6 thin boneless pork chops.
  • Soy Sauce: Low sodium will also work in this marinade.
  • Vegetable Oil: Canola oil, olive oil or any kind that you wish.
  • Lemon Pepper Seasoning: This secret ingredient brightens the flavor of the dish.
  • Garlic: Two cloves of garlic, minced. Garlic powder is also a good choice.
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Equipment Needed for Grilled Boneless Pork Chops

How to Make Grilled Pork Chops Marinade

These are the basic steps for making best marinade for pork chops. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

STEP 1: MIX

First, in a resealable bag, combine soy sauce, oil, water, lemon pepper seasoning and garlic. Then add the pork chops to the bag and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to marinate.

STEP 2: GRILL

Next, preheat the grill to medium heat. Discard marinade. Grill pork chops for about seven minutes on each side or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees on a meat thermometer.

Prep and Storage Tips for Best Pork Chop Marinade

HOW TO MAKE THIS BEST PORK CHOPS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

The Grilled Pork Chops Marinade can be made up to two weeks in advance, kept in the refrigerator. The Pork chops can remain marinating for up to 24 hours.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Keep the leftover cooked pork chops for up to four days in the refrigerator.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

The grilled boneless pork chops can be stored in a freezer bag or airtight container for up to four months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Thaw the pork chops in the fridge overnight and then return to the grill and grill on medium high heat until warmed through.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Low salt versions of the ingredients can replace these ingredients.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE BONE-IN PORK CHOPS?

Of course, bone in pork chops can be used, however they will have to be grilled longer. Simply make sure the temperature reaches 160 degrees and the juices run clear.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed make more marinade in a small bowl and then whisk and add the marinade to several bags and then add the pork.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE USED ON OTHER PROTEINS?

Yes, you can use on chicken or other meat.

Grilled Pork Chops Marinade on a grill grate.

Expert Tips for Making This Best Marinade for Pork Chops Recipe

  • Add Vinegar: Apple Cider vinegar, Red wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar can break down the tissue and make the meat tender.
  • Fresh Herbs: Fresh rosemary, thyme or parsley to finish the dish.
  • Variation tip: Cook indoors on a grill pan, spray the grates with a non stick spray and cook any time of year. Also, try cooking in the oven.
  • Alternate ingredient: Feel free to add a touch of sweetness with brown sugar, honey or maple syrup to the brine.
  • Lemon: More lemon can be add zing, use lemon juice or lemon zest.
  • Different Sauce: Worcestershire sauce, liquid aminos or coconut aminos can replace the soy sauce.

What to Serve with Grilled Pork Chops Marinade

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Grilled Pork Chops Marinade
4.88 from 8 votes

Grilled Pork Chops Marinade

Yield: 6 servings
Prep: 35 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 45 minutes
Grilled Pork Chops Marinade is hands down the best marinade for pork chops. It takes the bland pork chop to a whole new level of flavor.
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a resealable bag, combine soy sauce, oil, water, lemon pepper seasoning and garlic.
  • Add pork chops to bag and make sure each one is covered in the marinade.
  • Place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to marinate.
  • Preheat grill to medium high.
  • Grill pork chops for about 7 minutes on each side or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Vinegar: Apple Cider vinegar, Red wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar can break down the tissue and make the meat tender.
  • Fresh Herbs: Fresh rosemary, thyme or parsley to finish the dish.
  • Variation tip: Cook indoors on a grill pan, spray the grates with a non stick spray and cook any time of year. Also, try cooking in the oven.
  • Alternate ingredient: Feel free to add a touch of sweetness with brown sugar, honey or maple syrup to the brine.
  • Lemon: More lemon can be add zing, use lemon juice or lemon zest.
  • Different Sauce: Worcestershire sauce, liquid aminos or coconut aminos can replace the soy sauce.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 786mg | Potassium: 578mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Grilled

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5 thoughts on “Grilled Pork Chops Marinade”

  1. 5 stars
    I love making marinades, yours is one of the best. The pork chops turned out to be extra juicy and flavorful. Highly recommended!

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