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Saucy Grilled Pork Chops

My mamaw in Kentucky used this "dip," as she called it, on many grilled meats including chicken and steak. —Misty Schneider, Bayport, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 8 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick)
  • Lemon wedges, optional


  • In a microwave-safe dish, microwave butter, covered, until melted; add brown sugar and lemon juice, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reserve 2/3 cup for drizzling.
  • Brush pork chops with remaining sauce. Grill, covered, on an oiled rack over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • Stir sauce to combine and gently reheat if necessary; drizzle over pork chops. Serve with lemon if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 pork chop: 476 calories, 30g fat (14g saturated fat), 141mg cholesterol, 162mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 36g protein.

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  • amygattuso
    Sep 22, 2019

    Very tender, perfect amount of sweetness.

  • Sally
    Jul 27, 2019

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  • cynandtom
    May 22, 2019

    Tangy, sweet, buttery, succulent chops! Delicious!

  • pajamaangel
    Jul 14, 2017

    Not enough flavor for me. Very easy to make though.

  • patlim6
    Jun 11, 2013

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  • brady525sarah
    May 23, 2013

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  • grandmapumba3
    Dec 17, 2012

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  • wintermom9597
    Sep 16, 2012

    Simple, easy, delicious. Great weeknight dinner option.

  • JKSieg
    Jul 7, 2012

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  • newcountrywife
    Jun 7, 2012

    This was simple and good. Nothing to necessarily write home about, but a quick, easy and good dinner for the family.