Sriracha Peach-Glazed Pork Chops

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Delectable peach explosion of flavor on the taste buds...A sweet-and-savory peach glaze caramelizes on the pork as it cooks to perfection. Mr. Squeeze devoured the plump pork with passion.

I know peaches are a summertime treat but for a delectable blast of flavor and juiciness coat your Sriracha Peach-Glazed Pork Chops in this heavenly pleasure.

Glazing pork chops in a blend of peaches and Asian chili sauce, then serve the grilled pork chops with grilled peaches with a drizzle of honey when you plate your food makes a plate that will be devoured quickly. Mr. Squeeze was pleased!

We loaded the big green egg with brussel sprouts and corn on the cob fresh off the grill. Compliments galore were lavished upon us. Smiles!

Sriracha Peach-Glazed Pork Chops

These delectable thick cut pork chops are mouth-watering. Don't hold back the pre-soak, it literally makes the most juicy chop you have ever tasted.
Servings 2 people
Prep Time 1 d
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins

Equipment

  • The Big Green Egg
  • Meater
  • Pastry brush

Ingredients

Brining

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 double-cut pork chops generally 12 to 14 oz

Glaze

  • 1 cup peach preserves
  • 2 tbsp sriracha
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

Rub

  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp caynnee pepper
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

Instructions

  • Brining:
    In a medium bowl, combine the sugar, salt and water. Whisk vigorously. The water will get cloudy, but continue to whisk until the water becomes clear. The clear water is an indication that the sugar and salt have dissolved. Place the pork chops in a ziplock bag, cover with the brine mixture and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  • Big Green Egg setup:
    Fill your firebox with natural lump charcoal and prepare your Big Green Egg for direct grilling. The target grilling temperature is about 400°F (200°C) as indicated on your dome thermometer. Both the bottom vent and daisy wheel should be open about 40 percent, but small adjustments might be required. You want to create a mature fire with no flame. If you allow your Big Green Egg to burn at its target temperature, in this case 400°F (200°C), for at least 10 minutes, all the lit coals should be glowing orange without a flame—this is an indication that you have built a mature fire.
  • Prepare the glaze:
    In a saucepan, combine all the glaze ingredients. Warm the glaze on low heat to melt the preserves. Keep the glaze warm until ready to use.
  • Prepare the rub:
    In a small bowl, combine all the rub ingredients.
    Remove the pork chops from the brine and pat dry with paper towels. Brush the chops with olive oil and season with the rub. Place in the center of the hot grill. This rub has sugar in it, so keep the chops moving on the grill to avoid unnecessary charring.
  • Grilling:
    Once you have achieved some grill marks and some char, start applying the glaze. Apply the glaze each time you flip the chop.
  • Grill the pork chops to an internal temperature of 137°F (58°C). Let rest for 8 to 10 minutes prior to serving.

Notes

Pretty as a Peach: Just a heads up, because there is sugar on the chops the Big Green Egg wants to smoke a bit.  Keep the chops flipping.  I love using the Meater thermometer to grill the perfect chop.  Resting is so important and allows the flavors to really soak in.
Calories: 180kcal
Cost: $15
Course: Dinner, Pork
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peach Glazed, Pork Chops, Srirachi

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