Easy marinated pork chops

Easy marinated pork chops: Tasty midweek meal. Image: Marele van Zyl

Easy marinated pork chops: Succulent and infused with flavour

A meal you will not be able to resist, these easy marinated pork chops are an intense flavour sensation.

Easy marinated pork chops

Easy marinated pork chops: Tasty midweek meal. Image: Marele van Zyl

Looking for a simple but tasty dinner recipe? Then these easy marinated pork chops will be a big hit at your dinner table. Marinated with a combination of simple ingredients we all have in our pantry, this recipe comes together very easily.

Pork is usually more cost-effective meat than other meat types. Marinating the pork in a homemade marinade transforms the pork into a succulent, flavour-infused bite the whole family will love.

Serving suggestions of these easy marinated pork chops

Love Asian food? Then prepare a pot of mouth-watering fried rice studded with veggies to serve with your pork chops. Serving these tasty chops with fried rice will blow you away.

Want something sweet with your pork chops? Sweetness usually pairs perfectly with pork. Try preparing some fried apples in a sweet apple sauce to make the taste of your pork chops stand out.

To add some nutritional balance to your meal, prepare some glazed carrots or crunchy asparagus or green beans. A side salad sprinkled with pecan nuts will also add fantastic flavour and texture to the meal.

Easy marinated pork chops recipe

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Recipe by Marele van Zyl Course: MainCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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  • ¾ cup ¾ vegetable/olive oil

  • cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • ¼ cup ¼ apple cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons 2 Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tablespoon 1 lemon juice

  • 1 Tablespoon 1 Dijon mustard

  • salt and pepper, to taste

  • 1 teaspoon 1 dried parsley

  • 1 teaspoon 1 minced garlic

  • 6 6 pork chops (about ¾ thick)


  • In a gallon-sized zip lock bag, combine oil, soy sauce, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, Dijon, salt, pepper, parsley and garlic.
  • Add pork to the bag and let the pork marinate for at least 6 hours (or overnight the longer it marinates, the more tender and flavourful your pork chops will be).
  • Remove pork from the bag and discard marinade.
  • Preheat grill to medium heat (or grill pan on a stovetop) and grill pork chops for 5-7 minutes on each side or until internal temperature reaches 180⁰C.


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