Black Pepper Chops with Molasses Butter

Black Pepper Chops with Molasses Butter
  • TOTAL PREP TIME20 minutes
  • DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY Easy

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Ingredients

  • 4 New York (top loin) pork chops 1 1/2-inch thick
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper

Preparation

In small bowl blend butter, molasses and lemon juice with fork. Cover and refrigerate.

Rub chops on both sides evenly with pepper. Grill chops over a medium-hot fire for 12-16 minutes, turning once, until thermometer reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time. Top each chop with a tablespoon of molasses butter.

Serves 4.