Habanero-Marinated Pork Chops

Kick things up a notch on your Blackstone Outdoor Griddle Station with this spicy recipe. These yummy pork chops pair perfectly with yellow rice, black beans, and your favorite salad.

Servings: 4
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 13 minutes


  • 4 ½-inch-thick bone-in pork chops
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for grill
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
For the marinade:
  • 1 habanero chile, seeded, chopped fine
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar


  1. Combine marinade ingredients in a large sealable plastic bag.
  2. Pierce pork chops all over with a fork and add to bag, seal, and turn to coat.
  3. Marinate at room temperature, turning occasionally, for 30 minutes.
  4. Prepare grill for medium-high heat.
  5. Brush with oil.
  6. Remove pork chops from marinade and pat dry.
  7. Grill for 8 minutes, turning occasionally, until charred and cooked through.
  8. Transfer to a plate and let rest 5 minutes.
  9. Serve with your favorite sides.

Nutritional Info: Calories: 490 Sodium: 171 mg, Dietary Fiber: 1.1g, Fat: 39.2g, Carbs: 10.9g Protein: 23.3g


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