Spice-Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes*
Prep Time: 10 minutes*
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Simple and delicious!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - boneless pork chops
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - tsp onion powder
  • 1 - tsp ground cumin
  • 1 - tsp chili powder
  • 1 - tsp paprika
  • 1 - tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 - tsp salt
  • 1/2 - tsp pepper
  • 1 - cup(s) BBQ sauce**
  • Side: - garlic bread**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a small mixing bowl, toss together the garlic powder, onion powder, ground cumin, chili powder, paprika, brown sugar, salt and pepper.
  2. Place pork chops into a baking dish and press the spice rub into both sides of the pork chops.
  3. Preheat the grill.
  4. Grill for 5 to 6 minutes per side, over direct heat, or until cooked to 145 F. Cooking time may vary depending on thickness of the chops. Let rest 5 minutes before serving and slicing.
  5. Prepare salad.
  6. Prepare the garlic bread. (It’s great cooked on the grill.)
  7. Serve Spice-Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops with BBQ sauce, garlic bread and salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. In a small mixing bowl, toss together 2 tsp garlic powder, 2 tsp onion powder, 2 tsp ground 2 tsp cumin, 2 tsp chili powder, 2 tsp paprika, 2 tsp brown sugar, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • Half of the rub, pressed into both sides of the pork chops

Remove as much as air as possible and seal.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to grill and grilling as directed.

Special notes

Omit the brown sugar for Paleo meal and serve with Paleo side dish.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when made with gluten-free side dish like rice or cauli-rice.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely before transferring pork chops to grill. Grill over direct heat for 5 to 6 minutes per side, or until pork chops reach 145 F. Let rest for 5 minutes.
Serve with BBQ sauce, garlic bread and salad.