This boneless grilled pork chop recipe is a great recipe for the chunky boneless pork chops that many people buy at Costco. Marinating the pork chops all day adds flavor and keeps them from drying out on the grill.
This recipe is grilled boneless pork chops It’s a great way to cook the chunky pork loin top loin chops that many people buy at Costco. And recently, I tweaked this recipe a bit and invited my sister Pam, brother-in-law Kelly, and friend Sue to dinner on the patio to try out the revamped recipe. And all three gave this updated recipe big compliments.
Chunky pork chops are pounded to make them a little thinner, marinated all day and then grilled, and I think these steps are important for extra-thick pork chops from Costco so they don’t dry out on the grill.
I used a marinade made with fresh lemon juice, olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, dried sage, garlic powder, onion powder, Penzey’s Pork Chop Seasoning, and Black Pepper, and it turned out to be a really delicious pork chop.
And in this age of soaring meat prices, I think Costco’s chunky pork chops are still somewhat of a bargain. If you buy from time to time, by all means give this recipe a try. I’m sure you can make the best boneless pork chops grilled. I have made it. I don’t think anyone thinks, but these pork chops are very low in carbs.
What ingredients do you need for this recipe?
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Why should pork chops be battered?
a pork chop Hammer (affiliate link) or something else heavy will give the pork chops an even thickness and cook better on the grill without drying out.
Can you cook grilled boneless pork chops without an outdoor grill?
Want more grilled pork chop ideas?
There are several other grilled pork chop recipes that use bone-in pork chops, but these marinades are also delicious with boneless pork chops. For more pork chop options, check out Grilled Ginger Soy Pork Chop, Pork Chop Marinated in Soy Sauce, Cumin, Lime and Oregano, or Greek Pork Chop. If you use any of these other marinades, I recommend pounding the boneless pork chops and letting them marinate all day.
How to make grilled boneless pork chops:
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- I like to trim most of the fat off the edges of my pork loin chops.
- If you’re using thick pork chops, don’t omit the step of pounding them to an even thickness before marinating. Beat chops until they are about 1/2 inch thick.
- Mix marinade ingredients.
- These chunky pork chops work best when marinated all day in a ziplock bag or glass or plastic container with a tight-fitting lid. I marinated the pork chops I cooked for these new photos for 8 hours. A longer marinating time is fine.
- When you’re ready to cook, pour the pork into a colander over the sink and let the marinade drain while the grill is preheated to high heat. (I discard the marinade in a bowl. Don’t let it run down the drain. Your choice on that.)
- Use medium heat when placing the pork on the grill. If you want grill marks, place the pork chops diagonally against the grill grate and cook for about 3-4 minutes.
- Then turn the pork chops the other way around and cook for about 3 to 4 more minutes or until you see cross-sear marks when you lift one of the pork chops to check. Grill marks are optional but fun.
- Flip pork over and cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes or until pork reaches 145F/65C when testing with cookware. Instant reading meat thermometer. (affiliate link)
- I didn’t have a picture, but I like to put my pork chops on a plate, cover them with foil, and let them rest for about 5 minutes before eating them.
- Enjoy it hot!
Eat a low-carb diet:
The grilled pork chop pictured is served with a simple salad of cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, olives and tomatoes. Newman’s Own Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing (affiliate link). Pork chops like this also go great with air-fried asparagus, cucumber salad with avocado and feta, or Greek pepper salad.
Other delicious ideas for cooking pork:
4 thick boneless pork chops (see notes)
3 T freshly squeezed lemon juice (see note)
1/4 cup olive oil
1 T Worcestershire sauce (use gluten-free if desired)
1/2 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1 tsp Penzey’s Pork Chop Seasoning (maybe optional, but very tasty!)
freshly ground pepper to taste
- Trim desired amount of fat from pork chops. (If you want to keep the fat, cut a few slits in the fat to keep the pork chop edges from curling while cooking.)
- If you use extra-thick pork chops, don’t skip the step of pounding and pounding the pork chops. Hammer (affiliate link) or something heavy until about 1/2 inch thick. (Pork chops bounce a little when cooked, but it’s still worth giving it a shot!)
- Mix lemon juice, olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, dried sage, garlic powder, onion powder, Penze’s pork chop seasoning, and freshly ground black pepper to make the marinade.
- Place the pork chops in a ziplock bag or other glass or plastic container with a tight-fitting lid and refrigerate for 8 to 10 hours or longer.
- When ready to cook, transfer the pork to a colander in the sink and let the marinade drain while the grill is preheated to high. (I discard the marinade in a bowl so it doesn’t go down the drain.)
- Use medium heat when placing the pork on the grill.
- If you want grill marks, place the pork chops diagonally against the grill grate and cook for about 3-4 minutes (check for grill marks).
- Then turn the pork chops in the opposite direction and cook for about 3 to 4 more minutes or until you see crosshair grill marks.
- Flip pork over and cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes or until pork reaches 145F/65C when tested with cookware. Instant reading meat thermometer. (affiliate link)
- I like to put the pork chops on a plate, cover them with foil, and let them rest for at least 5 minutes, but that’s probably optional.
- Please enjoy it while it is still warm.
Nutrition Facts Table:
Amount Per Serving:
calorie: 447Total Fat: 32gsaturated fat: 9gTrans fat: 0gUnsaturated fat: 22gcholesterol: 103mgsodium: 120mgcarbohydrates: 3gfiber: 1gsugar: 0gprotein: 37g
Nutrition information is automatically calculated by the recipe plugin I use. I am not a nutritionist and cannot guarantee 100% accuracy as many variables affect the calculation.
Low Carb / Low Glycemic / South Beach Diet Suggestions:
These Super Low Carb Grilled Boneless Pork Chops are the perfect entree for any low carb, keto, or low glycemic diet plan. As long as the pork is lean, you can eat it at any stage of the original South Beach diet.
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Historical notes for this recipe:
This boneless pork chop recipe was first posted in 2009. Updated for 2023 with better photos and more information.
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