Okay, this is my favorite Grilled Pork Chop recipe.
These Grilled Pork Chops have a nice smoky flavor and sweet glaze.
I actually was just experimenting when I tried this recipe. I typically use cedar planks to add extra flavor to my fish when I feel like grilling. For some reason, it never dawned on me to use cedar planks for other types of meat. You know what? I don’t know why. Why wouldn’t I want to infuse smoky flavor into my steak, chicken, or pork?! If you want good flavor then you have to be willing to try new things to make food delicious and exciting. This is especially true for food that is deemed healthy. I don’t know why healthy food gets such a bad rap. Its like I always say, food that is made healthier needs a little extra love. Of course food that is healthier isn’t filled with all the preservatives, artificial flavors, salts, and sugars that are taste-buds and bodies are use to. Therefore, when we eat foods that are healthier (what are bodies are designed to consume anyway) we feel that are are missing out on something because we are not consuming what we are use to. Make sense? Smoking your meat is definitely a great and easy way to add awesome flavor to your food.
When I took these pork chops off the grill, they smelled insanely gorgeous. I mean my back porch smelled like a BBQ pit. All I did was season them with some salt, pepper, smoked paprika, garlic powder and let the smoke do the rest of work. To balance out the flavor, I added an easy brown sugar glaze while their smoking and…..its just like heaven. I am telling you, the flavor that you will get from these pork chops is profound! Absolutely incredibly fantastic! This is the last recipe that I a have created as part of Wal-Mart’s and the National Pork Board healthy promotion of pork chops for the summer. I have listed my previous pork chop recipes below in case you missed them.
Grilled Pork Chops with Herb Butter
Grilled Pork Chops with Corn and Tomato Salsa
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Cedar Plank Grilled Pork Chops with Brown Sugar Glaze
- Total Time: 35 mins
- Yield: 4 1x
Cook your pork chops on top of a cedar plank to experience a flavor that is incredible! Nice smokey flavor with a bit of sweetness from brown sugar.
- 4– 3 oz. Bone In Pork Chops
- 1 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 1/2 tsp. pepper
- 1 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
- 1 tsp. garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp. onion powder
- 1/4 c. brown sugar
- 1/2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
- 1 tbsp. water
- 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
- pinch of salt
- Cedar Plank Board
- Prepare your charcoal grill accordingly. The grill is ready once the charcoal turns gray.
- Soak the cedar plank board for, at least, 30 minutes in water.
- In a small ramekin, mix together the brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, water, cayenne, and salt.
- In a small ramekin, mix together the salt, pepper, smoke paprika, garlic, and onion powder. Mix together. Season both sides of the pork chops with the seasoning mixture. Place on top of the soaked cedar plank and place on top of the rack of your grill. Brush the top with the brown sugar glaze. Close the grill with the cover and allow to cook on both sides for 10-12 minutes. Flip the pork chops and brush the other side with brown sugar glaze and cover again for 10-12 minutes. Cook longer based upon thickness of the chops. Continue to brush as needed.
- Prep Time: 10 mins
- Cook Time: 25 mins
- Category: Entree
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