Mesquite Grilled Pork Chops with Sweet Onion

Mesquite Grilled Pork Chops with Sweet Onion

You’ll need just five ingredients for this super, smoky entrée.

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package (1.1 oz) mesquite marinade mix for the grill
cup water
tablespoons vegetable oil
bone-in or boneless pork chops (1/2 inch thick)
large sweet onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  1. In large shallow dish or resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix marinade mix, water and oil. Add pork chops and onion; turn to coat. Cover dish or seal bag; refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate.
  2. Heat gas or charcoal grill.
  3. When grill is heated, remove pork and onion from marinade; reserve marinade. Place pork and onion on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; cover grill. Cook 10 to 15 minutes, turning once and brushing frequently with marinade, until pork is no longer pink in center. Discard any remaining marinade.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Pork chops are already tender, so this marinade is used primarily to flavor the meat. Note that marinade times are shorter when tenderizing is not necessary.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 210
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 1230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.