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barbecue pork chops
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BBQ Pork Chops

Barbecue pork chops, a grilling staple for all outdoor chefs, is delicious recipe when cooked properly.


  • 6 pork chops 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce, you favorite recipe or brand


  • Prepare the grill for high direct heat, preheating until it is ready.  Oil the grates.
  • Trim off excess fat and salt and pepper both sides of the pork chops.
  • Add to grill over direct high heat with lid closed.  Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Turn pork chops over and continue grilling, lid closed, for another 1 minute.
  • Reduce grill to medium low with a gas grill or move chops to a cooler portion of the charcoal grill.
  • Brush a liberal amount of barbecue sauce on the chop and flip.  Brush barbecue sauce on the upward side as well, so that all sides have been sauced.
  • Cook for another 1 minute or until the internal temperature of the chop is 145° F.
  • Remove from grill and let rest for about 5 minutes.