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Blackened Pork Chops

Blackened Pork Chops are tender, flavorful and delicious. Seasoned with our homemade Cajun seasoning and grilled to perfection. This is a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

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Blackened Pork Chops on the grill

Blackened Pork Chops

Boneless pork chops are one of my favorites for busy weeknights. You can cook these blackened pork chops on your outdoor grill, on the stove top or in the oven. 

 

Blackened pork chops on the grill and on a sheet pan - collage with text overlay

Our homemade Blackened Seasoning is simple to make and have on hand. You can make it spicy or mild and it makes the best pork chops, Blackened Chicken Tacos and Cajun Smoked Turkey. You will definitely want to keep this simple homemade seasoning in your pantry.

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If you are just looking for the recipe, please scroll all the way to the bottom of the post for the printable recipe card. I will share more details along with tips and tricks for grilling boneless pork chops, so just keep reading for those!

Boneless pork chops seasoned with Cajun seasoning on a sheet pan

How to Make Blackened Pork Chops:

  1. Pat boneless pork chops with paper towels and place on a clean baking sheet.
  2. Brush with olive oil.  
  3. Sprinkle with blackened seasoning.
  4. Flip pork chops and  brush with oil and season.
  5. Tenderize pork chops with a large tined fork. 
  6. Preheat grill to 350°.
  7. Place pork chops on the grill. Grilled pork chops with blackened seasoning
  8. Sear pork chops over the fire and turn to sear other side, about 2 minutes on each side. 
  9. Move to indirect heat and continue to cook until internal temperature reaches 145°, about 7-10 minutes.
  10. Remove from grill and allow to rest 5 minutes before serving. 

You can use bone in pork chops for this recipe. You will need a few more minutes on the grill for the bone in pork chops to reach 145° internal temperature.

Cooking boneless pork chops over indirect heat will help keep them from drying out. Don’t get your fire too hot. These pork chops will cook quickly. 

Sliced Blackened Pork Chops

More Grilled Pork Chop Recipes to Try:

Apricot Pork Chops are sweet, tangy and delicious. Ready in about 30 minutes on the grill or oven baked.

Easy Marinated Pork Chops are quickly becoming one of our most popular recipes and for good reason! They are beyond delicious and so simple to make!

Grilled BBQ Pork Chops  are a classic served up with grilled pineapple rings. 

Italian Pork Chops  are flavorful and a definite family favorite. This is a great one dinner when you are tired of the same old menu. 

Balsamic Pork Chops are loaded with intense flavors and the easy marinade will be one you make again and again. 

Be sure to check out all of our favorite Easy Pork Chop Recipes!

Plated Grilled Blackened Pork Chop

Delicious Dishes to Serve with Pork Chops:

Rice Pilaf is a quick and easy side dish that everyone loves. So flavorful with peppers and onions.

Fried Okra is always a hit with my kids. It’s perfectly crispy and delicious.

Potato Gratin casserole is loaded with cheese and creamy potato slices. Totally worthy of a holiday meal but easy enough for any day of the week. 

Creamy Coleslaw is my favorite with anything blackened. The crunchy cabbage and creamy dressing are the perfect compliment to the peppery pork chops.

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Yield: 6 servings

Blackened Pork Chops

Blackened Pork Chops on the grill

Blackened Pork Chops are tender, flavorful and delicious. Seasoned with our homemade Cajun seasoning and grilled to perfection. This is a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Prepare grill to 350° fire.
  2. Pat pork chops with paper towels and place on a clean baking sheet.
  3. Brush pork chops with olive oil.
  4. Sprinkle with half of Blackened Seasoning. Flip and brushg with olive oil and season.
  5. Tenderize with a fork.
  6. Place pork chops over hot fire and sear for about 2 minutes on each side.
  7. Move pork chops to indirect heat and cook until internal temperature reaches 145°, about 7-10 minutes.
  8. Remove pork chops and allow to rest 5 minutes before serving.

Notes

If using bone in pork chops, additional cooking time will be needed. Internal temperature should reach 145° next to the bone.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 320Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 4130mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 37g

Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.

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