Easy Grilled Boneless Pork Chops

From America's Test Kitchen Season 13: Short Ribs and Chops Hit the Grill

Why this recipe works:

To produce juicy, well-charred boneless center-cut loin chops on the grill, we used a two-pronged approach. We brined the chops to improve their ability to hold on to juices during cooking, provide seasoning throughout, and increase their tenderness. To ensure we’d get a substantial browned… read more

To produce juicy, well-charred boneless center-cut loin chops on the grill, we used a two-pronged approach. We brined the chops to improve their ability to hold on to juices during cooking, provide seasoning throughout, and increase their tenderness. To ensure we’d get a substantial browned crust before the interior overcooked, we looked to a unique coating of anchovy paste and honey. The anchovies’ amino acids couple with the fructose from honey to rapidly begin the flavorful Maillard browning reaction.

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Easy Grilled Boneless Pork Chops

If you’re looking for a convenient weeknight grilled dish, look no further than a pack of boneless pork chops. If you also want them to be juicy and well browned, keep reading.

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Serves 4 to 6

If your pork is enhanced, do not brine it in step 1. Very finely mashed anchovy fillets (rinsed and dried before mashing) can be used instead of anchovy paste.

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