East Meets West Marinated Pork Chops

Prep Time: 40 min

Cook Time: 10 min

Total Time: 50 min

Servings: 6


  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 1/4 cup Filippo Berio Extra Light Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup minced green onions
  • 1 tbsp finely grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 6 pork chops (about 1-inch thick)


    • Whisk together orange zest and juice, olive oil, soy sauce and honey until smooth; mix in green onions, ginger, garlic, salt and pepper. Add pork chops; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
    • Preheat grill to medium heat. Remove pork chops from marinade, shaking off excess; discard marinade. Cook pork chops, with lid down, for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until grill-marked, meat is no longer pink inside and instant-read thermometer inserted into thickest part of pork reads 145°F.


    Tip: Serve these pork chops with an Asian-inspired coleslaw if desired.


    Recipe provided by Chef Mary Ann Esposito