Asian Pork Chops

A simple ingredient list upgrades pork chops from weekday regular to must-try dinner favorite. pair with a green salad or steamed veggies and dinner is served.

Asian Pork Chops
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Chill Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 18 mins
4 servings


  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce

  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon Asian sweet chili sauce

  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 4 (1/2-inch-thick) boneless pork chops

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Stir together hoisin sauce and next 3 ingredients in a large shallow dish or zip-top plastic freezer bag; remove and reserve 1/4 cup marinade. Add chops to remaining marinade in dish. Cover or seal, and chill 2 to 4 hours. Remove chops from marinade, discarding marinade. Sprinkle chops evenly with salt and pepper.

  2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat; cook chops 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until done. Brush with reserved 1/4 cup marinade.

  3. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Maggi Taste of Asia Sweet Chili Sauce.

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