Prep Time:  30 mins
Cook Time:  20 mins
Total Time:  50 mins
Servings:  2

If you're craving something sweet and salty, this delicious bourbon glazed pork chops recipe will have your name all over it. It's important to start with a nice thick cut pork chop so that you can get a great sear on the outside, while keeping the inside nice and juicy! If you're looking for a tasty side item for your chops, try grilling some peaches along side for a sweet treat.


Ingredients for Pork Chops

  • 2 pork chops (center cut 1.5 to 2" thick)

Ingredients for the Rub

  • 2 Tbsp ancho chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp roasted garlic powder
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 3 Tbsp coarse salt
  • 1 Tbsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp fresh chopped rosemary

Ingredients for the Sauce

  • 3/4 cup peach jam or preserves
  • 1/3 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1 pinch coarse salt

Items You'll Need


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients of the pork chop rub. Mix together well.
  2. All of the spices needed, on a cutting board
  3. Lightly coat both sides of pork chops with extra virgin olive oil.
  4. Coat all sides of the pork chops well in the rub seasoning blend. Set seasoned pork chops aside while you mix up the glaze.
  5. Pork chops coated in the seasoning blend
  6. In a mixing bowl, combine all glaze ingredients and whisk together well.
  7. Preheat grill to high heat (preheat sear station on high if available).
  8. Place pork chops on grill, close the lid.
  9. Pork chops being seared on the grill
  10. After about 2 minutes, cross hatch pork chops and close the lid.
  11. After about 2 more minutes, flip the pork chops and close the lid.
  12. After about 2 minutes, cross hatch pork chops.
  13. Use a basting brush to glaze the top side of the chops.
  14. Pork chops with glaze being brushed over them
  15. Move the pork chops to the opposite side of the grill, setting them glazed side down. Turn burners directly under the pork chops to low.
  16. Brush glaze on the second side of the pork chops.
  17. When internal temperature of the pork chops reach 145°F, remove them and allow them to rest 5-10 minutes under loosely tented foil.
  18. Plate chops and optionally serve with some grilled peach halves, and garnish with fresh chopped rosemary.
  19. Fully prepared and plated Bourbon Peach Glazed Pork Chops