Friday, February 11, 2011

BBQ Pork Chops

I really like to make pork chops for my family, and there are so many different ways to make them taste great!! A new way I made them a couple months ago was braised with beer and bbq sauce. They were so awesome that my chef hubby claims it is now one of his favorite meals! That is always a nice thing to hear from him :) I like to buy my pork chops from COSTCO. They are thick and a really good price :)

I made these served with mashed potatoes and broiled Parmesan asparagus! Another great way to serve them is to shred the pork and put on Hawaiian Sweet Rolls (or another roll) and make little pulled pork sandwiches, with coleslaw (found here!

BBQ Pork Chops

3 thick cut pork chops (or however many you need for your family)

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 large onion, cut in half then sliced

1 bottle beer, New Castle is great :)

1 1/2 cups bbq sauce

Salt & Pepper...of course ;)

Season pork chops generously with salt & pepper. Add olive oil to deep pan. Heat oil until pan is hot. Add pork chops to hot pan, let brown for about a minute and then turn to the other side. You want a nice crust on each side of the pork. Remove pork. Add onions and sweat them until they start to become translucent. Add beer while scrapping bottom of pan to remove any bits, add bbq sauce. Stir together and then put the pork chops back in. Cover the pan half way and let simmer on low (so its barely bubbling) for about 2 hours. The pork will be tender and the sauce will reduce into a think syrupy bbq sauce. Enjoy!


  1. I'm not a huge fan of pork (but I do love BBQ!) We have pork chops in our freezer and all the other ingredients in our pantry so guess what's for dinner tonight? :-) I'm excited to try this - I will definitely come back and let you know how it turned out!

  2. YUMMMMM!!! I will definitely be adding these to our rotation - SO easy and SO good! Thanks for posting it!