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Summer Grilled Pork Chops Recipe
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Summer Grilled Pork Chops

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"This dish is what summer and grilling are all about...sweet honey-grilled pork chops are always an entertaining hit."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    2 hrs 30 mins


  1. Mix the lemon juice, honey, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and basil together in a bowl. Pour about half the marinade into a resealable plastic zipper bag, and place the pork chops in the bag. Squeeze out the air, seal the bag, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours (overnight is best). Refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Remove the chops from the bag, and discard the used marinade. Sprinkle chops with salt and black pepper. Grill the chops until browned and the meat is no longer pink inside, 20 to 25 minutes. Baste frequently with the reserved marinade, being sure to let the mixture cook onto the chops. An instant-read meat thermometer inserted into the center of a chop should read at least 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).
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  • Editor's Note
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 15, 2011

Love, love, loved this recipe...I cut the pork chops up into cubes and marinated them over night, and then grilled them on skewers with fresh veggies like kabobs!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 07, 2011

This wasn't as flavorful as I would have hoped for the amount of ingredients it used. It took all my honey and almost all my lemon juice; not a cheap recipe! I marinated for about 5 hours. I'd recommend going all day if you have the time.

Jun 30, 2011

Made this with the grilled soy-sesame asparagus and thai cucmber tomato salad...everything was very delicious. The pork was moist and had a great taste. The recipe made so much marinade we are going to use the rest of it for chicken tonight.

Jun 19, 2011

This recipe was so-so. I made 4 big thick steaks, but there was only 1 eaten. I had family over and everyone went for the ribs and hubby was the only one that ate the one pork chop. My mom and dad tasted off my hubby's and said it was ok. I tasted it and found that it was a bit too tart. I can't say that I'd make again. Sorry.

Sep 08, 2013

This was a great recipe!! I made a couple small changes; we didn't enough lemon juice so I substituted 1 cup of the lemon juice for lemon-lime soda, and reduced the honey to about 1 1/4 cups. I also heated the marinade before putting the meat in to allow the honey to melt and the flavors to meld. I would recommend this recipe to anyone looking for a tasty alternative to plain old pork chops, just be careful to watch the chops so they don't over cook! And marinate overnight :) Thanks for a great recipe and I hope more people will try this :D

Apr 03, 2012

I made sure to marinate the chops overnight but was suprised by how little of the sweetness of the honey and the boldness of the Worcestershire sauce failed to come thorugh. It was almost all lemon. Don't get me wrong, it was good, but I think I would scale back the lemon juice a bit and boost the sweetness with some brown sugar as well as the honey.

Mar 05, 2012

As soon as my daughter had a bite she said “five stars”. I thought the marinade added wonderful flavor without overpowering the pork. I marinated it for six hours which was perfect for us.

Jun 11, 2015

I absoultly LOVE this receipe! I cooked just for me and adjusted and followed the receipe. I marinated it for 12hrs; Turning once, half way thru.In my personal opinion... "The best marinade ever!!!".(yet ;) )


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  • Calories
  • 673 kcal
  • 34%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 114.6 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol
  • 107 mg
  • 36%
  • Fat
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 41.6 g
  • 83%
  • Sodium
  • 156 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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