Alton Brown's Molasses-And-Coffee Pork Chops

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by nanrichp

Recipe courtesy Alton Brown for Food Network Magazine. These are delicious! I served with collard greens, corn on the cob and "hoppin john". my bh loved the entire meal. Will also try this recipe with a pork tenderloin, butterflied. Cooking time does not include marinating tiime.

Top Review by CarolAT

This is a great pork chop recipe. The pork chops are so tender and juicy and full of flavor. The reduced marinade over the chops really adds to the flavors. This recipe is a keeper for sure. Thanks for the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the coffee, molasses, vinegar, mustard, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, the ginger, thyme and pork chops in a 1-gallon zip-top bag; seal and shake to combine. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat a grill to medium-high. Remove the pork from the bag. Pour the marinade into a saucepan; boil gently over medium-high heat, stirring, until reduced to 1/2 cup, 12 to 15 minutes. Remove the thyme stems.
  3. Grill the pork chops for 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until they reach an internal temperature of 145. Let rest for 5 minutes; serve with the glaze.

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