This is the easiest recipe for Grilled Pork Chops, they turn out PERFECT every time. This quick and easy recipe for grilling pork chops will become your go-to recipe, especially during grilling season!

Pork is an incredible protein that can be served in so many ways! Whether you prefer pork chops, pulled barbecue pork, or even our juicy barbecue ribs, you can’t go wrong!

Grilled pork chops topped with fresh chopped greens on a white plate next to a green rag.

Grilling season is my favorite because who wants to turn on the oven when it’s so beautiful outside? During the summer months, we use our grill almost every day. From the easy chicken thighs to our juicy chicken kabobs, and barbecue grilled legs – grilling doesn’t get old.

Grilled pork chops-

You can’t go wrong with pork chops, especially if you are grilled. They are inexpensive meat and so easy to cook with and if seasoned correctly – so good. The pork chop rub consisting of salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder with oil seems so basic but adds so much flavor to the rather bland meat.

These grilled pork chops are inspired by our easy pan-fried pork chops with butter.

A juicy and tender grilled pork chop on a white plate loaded with fresh chopped greens.

How to grill pork chops?

Because grilling the pork is so easy, I’d recommend you start on the sides so you can serve everything together.

  • Preheat the grill to medium/high heat.
  • In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients for the pork chops marinade. Combine the salt, pepper, garlic, and onion powder.
  • Massage the oil onto the pork chops on both sides. Season both sides of the pork chops.
  • Sear chops 2 minutes per side. Turn the heat down to med/low and cook for another 6-8 minutes, until cooked through.
  • Remove the pork chops from the grill, cover, and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
Chef’s Tip– Be sure the grill is preheated before adding the chops to the grill or the crust won’t be crispy.
A white plate with four grilled pork chops loaded with seasoning and topped with fresh chopped greens.


Though grilling pork is the easiest recipe, here are some frequently asked questions answered and tips for success.

How long to grill pork chops?

You want to cook pork until it has an internal reading (with a meat thermometer) of 145°F.

Pork chops grill time?

The grilling time will depend on the thickness of your chops and whether you use boneless or bone-in meat.
If your chops are a thick cut (more than an inch), once your sear the pork chops on both sides, turn heat to med/low and continue cooking until cooked through.

What should the thickness of pork chops be?

You want to buy meat that is at least 1-inch thick. Thinner meat will cook too quickly becoming dry and rubbery.

Can I season the pork chops in advance?

Yes, you can marinate the meat up to one day in advance.

Tender seasoned grilled pork chop recipe topped with fresh chopped greens.

Serving Suggestions:

You can serve the pork chops with just about any of your favorite sides. We love mashed potatoes or baked rice and any side salad (the tomato mozzarella is great, especially if you have homegrown tomatoes).

Store leftover pork chops in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

I hope you give the pork chops a try and love the recipe as much as we do!

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Grilled Pork Chops

Author: Valentina
5 from 6 votes
The BEST recipe for Grilled Pork Chops. The season ingredients are stable kitchen ingredients and add so much flavor to the pork chops, the perfect grilling recipe.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 lb boneless pork chops (4 pork chops)
  • 3 Tbsp oil

pork chop seasoning-


  • Lightly beat pork chops with a meat mallet and season pork chops on both sides.
  • In a small bowl, combine salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, and onion powder.
  • Oil both sides of the pork chops and season with the seasoning.
  • Preheat the grill to medium heat.
  • Sear pork chops 2 minutes per side. Turn heat down to med/low and cook an additional 6-8 minutes.
  • Remove the pork chops from the grill, cover to keep warm for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Enjoy.


278kcal Calories2g Carbs25g Protein19g Fat4g Saturated Fat76mg Cholesterol250mg Sodium457mg Potassium1g Fiber1g Sugar425IU Vitamin A8mg Calcium1mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Pork Chops
Amount Per Serving
Calories 278 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 76mg25%
Sodium 250mg11%
Potassium 457mg13%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 425IU9%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)