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Grilled Bourbon Chops

My husband is a grill master and loves a good bourbon, making this recipe the perfect combination of both! Sometimes we use thicker chops. If you do, too, remember to cook them long enough to reach 145. —Donna Bryan, Columbia Falls, Montana
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup bourbon or unsweetened apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick and 8 ounces each)

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, mix bourbon, brown sugar, mustard and garlic; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • Mix onion powder, salt and pepper; sprinkle over pork chops. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 3-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve with sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1 pork chop with about 4 teaspoons sauce: 390 calories, 18g fat (7g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 555mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 36g protein.

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