Grilled Pork Chops with Turmeric and Honey
15 MIN
10 MIN

Grilled Pork Chops with Turmeric and Honey


  • 1 orange, zest finely grated
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) orange juice
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) honey, plus more for serving
  • 2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 bone-in pork chops, about ½ inch (1.5 cm) thick
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
  • Fleur de sel, to taste


  1. In a glass dish, combine the orange zest and juice, oil, honey, pepper, turmeric and salt. Add the pork chops and coat well with the marinade. Let marinate for 10 minutes. Drain the meat and discard the marinade.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat the grill, setting the burners to medium-high. Oil the grate.
  3. Grill the meat for 2 to 3 minutes per side for rare or continue cooking to the desired doneness. Let rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Drizzle the pork chops with honey. Sprinkle with the cardamom and fleur de sel. Serve with grilled bell peppers, if desired.