20 Best Pork Chop Marinades

For easy, juicy pork chops with unparalleled flavor and perfect texture, these marinade recipes are bound to become your new go-to options. Whether you want your meat baked, broiled or grilled on the BBQ; boneless or bone-in; citrusy or deep and smoky, try a new method today.

Bourbon-Marinated Pork Chops

"I used Jack Daniels for the bourbon. Nice combination of flavors. I think this would be good on chicken thighs also, or boneless country spareribs."

-Outta Here

Soy Marinade for Pork

"Awesome marinade! I can't wait to try this again with ginger and the pork marinating for three days."

-Sous Chef Bentley

Grilled Pork Chop Marinade

"I didn't have time to marinate overnight, but I still mixed this up quickly and marinated in refrigerator for two hours before grilling. I have to say they were the best grilled pork chops I've ever had and I will definitely use again."


Bourbon-Brown Sugar Marinade

"I loved the combination of bourbon, soy and brown sugar and thought the lemon and Worcestershire sauce added lovely notes. That alone would have merited five or six stars."


Pork Chops with Hawaiian Marinade

Zesty and easy to prepare, these grilled, bone-in pork chops make a perfect addition to weeknight dinners and backyard barbecues.

Lemon Pepper & Soy Pork Chops

"I do not usually like pork chops because they are so dry. These were absolutely marvelous. The marinade on these made them so very moist."

-cookie j

Citrus-Marinated Pork Chops

"Terrific! I loved the marinade...as did my kids and husband. If you don't like a strong citrus taste then I would reduce the amount of lime and lemon you use."


Chipotle-Lime Marinade

"Instead of grilling you can also let the chops marinate for 24 hours, then put them (with the excess marinade) in the slow-cooker for six hours on low. I shredded the pork then used it in burritos. Absolutely delicious."


Orange & Ginger Pork Marinade

"A company-quality meal. The orange and ginger sauce so good—we had no leftovers with this one!"


Sweet Garlic & Ginger Marinade

"Delicious! I used this for pork chops but look forward to trying it with chicken also."

-Wendy 88

Tender Balsamic Pork

"I marinated mine for 24 hours, and the result was super flavorful meat. I used fresh rosemary in the marinade. It had an appealingly tangy aroma while roasting, very pronounced balsamic vinegar taste which we enjoyed."


Coffee-Marinated Grilled Pork

"This flavorful dish has a rich coffee flavor with hints of sweet molasses and spicy chili. Begin marinating the pork one or two days ahead for best results."


Worcestershire Pork Chop Marinade

"This was great! I wasn't able to marinate if for more that a couple hours but even in that time it gave the chops a lot of flavor!"

-Gil Grillalotomus

Wine Marinade for Pork

"This is a nice Mediterranean-influenced marinade. This can easily be turned into a beef or lamb marinade just by changing the dry white wine to a dry red wine."


Kittencal's Tenderizing Pork Marinade

"Several months ago, I bought a large package of pork chops, six of which I put together with this marinade and froze for future use. This week I thawed the porkchops and grilled them. They were amazing; very moist and tender!"

-Phat and Sassy

Korean-Style Meat Marinade

"When my husband took his first bite of the pork chop I had marinated in this, he said, 'This is the best pork chop I've ever tasted.' 'Nuf said."


Caribbean Pork Marinade

"I served this as the main entrée at a Cuban-themed brunch and received rave reviews from all guests. Amazing. This is destined to become a staple at our home."


Thai Marinated Pork with Dipping Sauce

"Excellent recipe! I used boneless pork chops in mine and cut them into kebab-like chunks. It isn't spicy at all, but the faint flavor of coconut on the grilled meat made my mouth water."


Pineapple Pork Marinade

"This simple recipe packs lots of flavor into an easy to make meal. The marinade works it's magic and these were the tenderest chops we've had lately."

-Susie D

Jalapeño & Honey Pork Marinade

"Wow! Amazing flavor. The meat was tender and juicy. I served it with basmati rice and hot jalapeño jelly. "

-Diana 2