- Use bone in pork chops for the most tender and juicy pork chop. Boneless pork chops or thinner cuts may be used, however cooking times will be shorter.
- Use a kitchen thermometer to check your meat when grilling. This will help to ensure you don't overcook your pork chops and become dry. Pork should be cooked to a minimum internal temperature of 145˚.
- Bring your pork chops to room temperature before grilling. It will help to make sure they are evenly cooked and don't burn on the outside.
- Traditional BBQ - Not a fan of Alabama white sauce? Slather these pork chops in your favorite traditional barbecue sauce the last couple of minutes of cooking on the grill.
- Spicy - A one Tablespoon of hot sauce to your alabama white sauce instead of a teaspoon for a spicier white bbq sauce.
Alternative Cooking Methods
If cooking outside on the grill is not an option, these pork chops can be cooked inside on a grill pan or in a cast iron skillet. Preheat the pan on the stovetop on medium high heat and cook for 6-8 minutes on each side until cooked to an internal temperature of 145˚.
Alabama white sauce will keep in the refrigerator when stored in an airtight container for up to 5 days and can be made ahead of time if needed.
The pork chops will keep in the refrigerator in an airtight container for 3-4 days. The best way to reheat grilled pork chops is in the oven. Place them in a baking dish with a couple tablespoons of chicken broth and cover them with foil. Heat in at 350˚oven for about 10-15 minutes until heated through.