Honey and Lime Marinated Pork Chops

Honey and Lime Marinated Pork Chops

The sweet honey taste balances the hint of citrus, but the smokey barbecue flavour and sweet apple glaze make this main course a hit for every family barbecue this summer.

  • Ingredients


    • 1/4 cup canola oil (60 mL)
    • 1/4 cup honey (60 mL)
    • 1/4 cup chicken stock (60 mL)
    • 2 Tbsp Sriracha (30 mL)
    • Zest and juice of two limes
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 4 (8 oz/250 g each) bone-in pork chops

    Apple Glaze:

    • 2 cups apple juice (500 mL)
    • 1 Tbsp soy sauce (15 mL)
  • Directions
    1. In a bowl, combine, canola oil, honey, chicken stock, Sriracha, lime juice and zest and garlic. Whisk to mix. Pour mixture into a resealable plastic bag and add pork chops; seal the bag and massage the marinade over each of the pork chops. Place in the refrigerator for 1 hour and upto 24 hours.
    2. Pour apple juice into a medium size saucepan. Place over medium high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until reduced to about 1/2 cup (125 mL). Add soy and whisk to mix.
    3. Preheat a barbecue to medium high heat. Remove pork chops from marinade and pat dry; discard marinade. Season each with salt and pepper. Brush barbecue grates with canola oil before cooking pork chops. Place pork chops on grill and cook for about 4 minutes. Turn each chop 45 degrees and cook another 4 minutes. Flip over and repeat. Cook pork chops to an internal temperature of 71°C (160°F) While cooking, baste with Apple Glaze. Remove chops from grill and let rest for 5 minutes. Brush with additional apple glaze before serving.


Nutritional Analysis

Serving Size
1 pork chop with glaze
Total Fat
23 g
Saturated Fat
5 g
170 mg
460 mg
17 g
0 g
17 g
55 g
739 mg