Grilled Pork and Apples

Recipe by Hey Jude
READY IN: 55mins


  • 4
    pork chops, 1 inch thick
  • 1
    cup apple juice
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1
    teaspoon sage
  • 2
    tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1
    onion, minced
  • 2 -3
    firm apples (I use Granny Smith for this)
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper


  • Place meat in a plastic bag.
  • In a small bowl, mix apple and lemon juices, sage, brown sugar and onion and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Pour over meat.
  • Close bag tightly and turn to coat chops well.
  • Place in a bowl and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • Remove chops from marinade and drain well.
  • Place marinade in a small saucepan, bring to a boil and continue to boil for one full minute.
  • Grill chops over hot coals for 20 minutes, turning and basting with marinade occasionally.
  • Core apples but do not peel.
  • Cut into thick rings.
  • Brush apples with marinade and place on grill around pork.
  • Continue grilling pork and apples until pork is done as desired and apples are tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from grill and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.