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Pork chop marinade on grilled pork chops. The pork chops are on a serving plate garnished with parsley.

Pork Chop Marinade

This pork chop marinade is a blend of garlic, herbs, olive oil, soy sauce, brown sugar and Dijon mustard. It produces perfect marinated pork chops every time, and you can use your pork marinade for baked, broiled, grilled or sauteed pork.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Marinating Time 1 hour
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 128kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • Place all the ingredients in a large bowl or resealable gallon sized bag.
  • If using a bowl, whisk to combine the ingredients. If using a bag, seal the bag and shake to combine the ingredients.
  • Add 2-3 pounds of pork chops, then marinate for at least 1 hour, or up to 12 hours.
  • Proceed with cooking method of your choice.


  1. This marinade can be made up to 3 days before you plan to use it. Simply store the marinade in the fridge until you're ready to add your pork.
  2. You can really use any cut of pork for this marinade such as bone in pork chops, boneless pork chops, pork loin or pork tenderloin.


Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 696mg | Potassium: 119mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 4.4mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.1mg