Lager Marinated Grilled Pork Chops

If you’re a beer aficionado — and even if you aren’t — you’ll love these lager-marinated pork chops.

Lager-Marinated Grilled Pork Chops

Prep: 10 minutes plus marinating and standing
Grill: 13 minutes
Serves: 8

  • 2 bottles (12 ounces each) lager beer
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup packed Our Family light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Our Family olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon Our Family salt
  • ¾ teaspoon Our Family ground black pepper
  • 8 Open Acres bone-in center-cut pork chops (4 pounds)
    1. In medium bowl, stir beer, garlic, brown sugar, oil, salt and pepper until brown sugar is dissolved. Divide pork chops into 2 large zip-top plastic bags; pour 1½ cups beer mixture into each bag. Seal bags and refrigerate 4 hours or up to overnight.
    2. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium heat. Remove pork chops from marinade; discard marinade. Place pork chops on hot grill rack. Cover grill and cook 13 to 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 140°, turning once halfway through cooking. Transfer pork chops to large serving platter; let stand 5 minutes. Internal temperature will rise to 145° upon standing.
  • Approximate nutritional values per serving:
    270 Calories, 9g Fat (3g Saturated), 95mg Cholesterol, 249mg Sodium, 4g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 37g Protein