You are here: Home » Recipes » Sweet and Garlicky Pork Chops Sweet and Garlicky Pork Chops Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield 4 servings Seasoning grilled meat with garlic and a sugary marinade produces a Thai-style barbecue that works well with pork loin or chops. PrintEmail A thai-style barbecue that works well with pork loin or chops. Great for summer nights! Ingredients 4 (1-inch thick) or 8 (1/2-inch thick) pork chops (2 pounds total)1 head garlic, broken into cloves and peeled3 tablespoons sugar1/3 cup Asian fish sauce or soy sauce3 tablespoons honey3 tablespoons rice wine2 tablespoons dark sesame oil1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Instructions Make 1 or 2 cuts in fat side of each chop to prevent curling. In a food processor, combine garlic and sugar; process to a paste. Add fish sauce, honey, wine, sesame oil, ginger, salt and pepper. Spread over both sides of chops, place chops in baking dish, cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 to 2 hours. Preheat grill to high. Brush and oil grill grate. Place chops on grate and grill until brown 6 to 8 minutes per side for thick chops and half that time for thin, or until temperature on an instant-read thermometer is 160F. Adapted from The Barbecue Bible by Steven Raichlen (Workman, 1998).