Smoked Pork Loin Chops with Apricot Bourbon BBQ sauce

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Jun. 12, 2014

This weekend I fire up the Weber Kettle and smoke up some Apricot Bourbon glazed loin chops.


Pork loin chop 4
For rub
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Paprika 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chili powder 2 Tablespoon
Black pepper 2 Tablespoon
Garlic powder 2 Tablespoon
Cayenne 1 Pinch
For sauce
Melted butter 2 Tablespoon
Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Crushed garlic 1 Tablespoon
Apricot preserves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Chili sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Bourbon 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Apple cider vinegar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Brown sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Worcestershire sauce 2 Tablespoon
Mustard 2 Tablespoon



1. In a bowl, mix together all ingredients of the rub. Apple generously on the pork chops and refrigerate for at least an hour.

2. Preheat grill.



3. In a pan, melt butter, add onion and garlic, cook until the onions are translucent. Add in all other ingredients of the glase and allow ro reduce.

4. Place the chops on the grill and cook until the internal temperature is 140F. Start basting with the prepared sauce when the temperature reaches 115F.

5. Once the temperature reaches 140, sear over direct heat for 1-2 minute per side to get the grill marks.



6. Serve with pickled onions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 763Calories from Fat 183

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.3%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 12115 mg504.79%

Total Carbohydrates 103 g34.3%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 76 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet