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Grilled Lemongrass Pork Chops Recipe

Introducing the juiciest pork chop of your life. And it tastes pretty f-ing great, too.
Grilled Lemongrass Pork Chops Recipe
Foto de Farideh Sadeghin

Servings: 4
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes, plus overnight marination


2 pounds|1 kilogram pork chops (about 4)
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
¼ cup|60 ml fish sauce
¼ cup|70 grams granulated sugar
8 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon maple syrup
2 ½ ounces|75 grams lemongrass


  1. Marinate the pork: In a large bowl, combine the sugar, fish sauce, lemongrass, garlic, maple syrup, and black pepper to form a paste. Add the pork and rub it all over with the marinade. Transfer to a ziplock bag and refrigerate overnight.
  2. The next day, light a grill. Add the pork and grill, flipping once, until charred and a thermometer reaches 140°F, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board and allow the pork to rest for at least 10 minutes before carving.

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