Grilled Sweet and Tangy Pork Chops

Total Time:
29 min
15 min
14 min

4 servings

  • 4 (1 1/2-inch thick) center cut bone in pork chops
  • Neely's Seasoning Salt, recipe follows
  • Sweet and Tangy Glaze, recipe follows
  • Seasoning Salt:
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Sweet and Tangy Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup tablespoon real maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce (recommended: Tabasco)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.

  • Season the pork chops lightly on both sides with the Seasoning Salt. Remember, we aren't rubbing the chops.

  • Grill the chops for 5 to 7 minutes per side. Brush them with the Sweet and Tangy Glaze the last 5 minutes of grilling. Internal temperature should register 145 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer. Remove the chops from the grill to a serving platter and allow them to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Seasoning Salt:
  • Mix the salt, onion powder, black pepper, garlic powder, celery seed, cayenne, and smoked paprika in a small bowl. Reserve a small amount for the Grilled Corn with Feta Cheese recipe.

  • You can store the remaining Seasoning Salt in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

Sweet and Tangy Glaze:
  • In a small bowl, mix together the apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire, and hot sauce. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and refrigerate if not using immediately.

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