Recipe courtesy of Kentucky Pork Producers

Kentucky Colonel Barbecue Pork Chops

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 8 hr 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 8 hr
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 10 chops
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2 1/2 cups water

2 tablespoons brown sugar

2 tablespoons oil

1/4 cup vinegar

2 1/2 teaspoons salt

1/4 cup chopped onion or 2 tablespoons onion powder

2 1/2 teaspoons black pepper

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon dry mustard

2 teaspoons chili powder

1/2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce

1/2 teaspoons red pepper

1 clove garlic or 1 tablespoon powdered garlic

10 (1-inch thick) pork chops


  1. Combine all ingredients except for the pork chops and bring to a rolling boil. Remove from the heat and cool. Refrigerate sauce overnight to blend flavors.
  2. Heat a grill to medium-high heat.
  3. Apply sauce to chops with dish mop or paint brush. Grill to desired doneness, about 5 minutes per side for medium-well. Baste with sauce each time they are turned.

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