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Grilled honey garlic pork chops on white platter drizzled with honey mustard sauce.

Grilled Honey Garlic Pork Chops

Made with just 10 ingredients, these Grilled Honey Garlic Pork Chops are easy, juicy, tender, and delicious. Add our popular Honey Mustard Sauce to take this recipe to the next level. Perfect for summer grilling and easy weeknight dinners!

Prep: 20 minutes + marinade timeCook: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutes + marinade time
Servings: 4 servings 1x

Ingredients

For the pork chops and marinade:

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (about 68 ounces each and ¾- to 1-inch thickness)
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar (may substitute lemon juice or white wine vinegar)
  • 2 tablespoons pure honey
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil or olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos*
  • 3 garlic cloves, pressed or minced (may substitute 1 teaspoon garlic powder)
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

For the Honey Mustard Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon pure honey 
  • 2 teaspoons coconut aminos*
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme  
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Make the marinade: In a small bowl or mason jar with a lid, combine the vinegar, honey, oil, coconut aminos, garlic, Dijon, salt, and pepper. Whisk or shake to combine well, and set aside.
  2. Marinate the pork: Place the pork chops in a large zip top bag or container. Pour the marinade over them, and turn pork chops to coat. Marinate the pork chops in the refrigerator for 4-8 hours for best flavor (not less than 30 minutes and not longer than 10 hours).
  3. Grill the pork chops: Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Once the grill is heated, remove the pork chops from the marinade (and discard the marinade). Place pork chops on the grill. Grill pork chops, covered, for 8-12 minutes per side (cook time will depend on the thickness of the chops) or until the internal temperature reaches 145°. Let the pork chops rest for 5 minutes before serving. 
  4. Make the sauce: While the pork chops are grilling, prepare the sauce. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, Dijon, honey, coconut aminos, garlic powder, and thyme. Taste and season with salt and pepper. 
  5. Serve: Serve the grilled pork chops with the Honey Mustard Sauce drizzled over top. If desired, garnish with parsley or fresh thyme.

Notes

*Read more about coconut aminos and why we use them in this blog post. If you don’t have coconut aminos, you can substitute soy sauce or tamari. 

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 pork chop with 1/4 of the sauce
  • Calories: 423
  • Fat: 25 g
  • (Sat Fat: 8 g)
  • Sodium: 548 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 10 g
  • (Fiber: 0 g
  • Sugar: 8 g)
  • Protein: 30 g
  • Cholesterol: 87 mg

Dietary

© The Real Food Dietitians
Recipe By: Stacie Hassing
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