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Greek Pork Chops

My in-laws taught me a lot about cooking, so any time I come across a great new recipe, I enjoy making it for them. These bright, lemony chops quickly became a favorite. —Geri Lipczynski, Oak Lawn, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 4 ounces each)

Directions

  • In a large bowl, mix first 9 ingredients. Add pork chops and turn to coat. Cover; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain pork, discarding marinade. Grill chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat until a thermometer reads 145°, 4-5 minutes per side. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
    Freeze option: Freeze chops with marinade in a freezer container. To use, thaw in refrigerator overnight. Drain pork, discarding marinade. Grill as directed.
Nutrition Facts
1 pork chop: 193 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 349mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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  • Nancy Ann
    Sep 14, 2020

    Beyond delicious I served it with a salad light Mediterranean dish fantastic juicy tender couldn't be better I'm hooked

  • angela
    Sep 9, 2020

    What a wonderful way to cook pork chops ! My oven cooks fast,so 375° for 25 min,then a quick 5 min under the broiler..Outside brown and shiny,inside moist and tender...Num Num !!

  • cindywbrown
    Sep 7, 2020

    This is a really tasty and easy way to marinate pork chops, not too many ingredients. It's more a paste than a traditional marinade, but it keeps the chops super moist. I cooked ours for four minutes in a George Foreman grill, and they came out perfect.

  • jstliz
    Aug 11, 2020

    Oh my gosh these pork chops were the best we’ve ever had. I bought bone in chops because I couldn’t remember what kind to buy, but they cooked up beautifully. I did marinate them for a day and a half. They were juicy & so delicious!! Thank you so much Geri!! ??

  • Edie
    Aug 9, 2020

    Perfect ????????????

  • ewefluffy
    Jul 30, 2019

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  • Letty
    Jun 28, 2019

    What a great flavor these pork chops have with this marinade. I did add an additional teaspoon of lemon juice. Marinading them overnight is key to a tasty, tender outcome. The seasonings blended very well but did not overcome the flavor of the chop.

  • missi20021
    Jul 12, 2018

    The only change I made to the recipe was to omit mustard, neither of us like it. The flavor of this is great, it's spicy though. If you can handle some heat in your food you'll probably enjoy this. This will be made again, my husband loved it!

  • bjsilve0
    Feb 20, 2018

    fast and yummy

  • muffbear74
    Sep 5, 2017

    Easy and flavorful, just have to remember to do the marinating.