Grilled Pork + Orange Marmalade

Recipe created & provided by Chef Crusco Catering in Austin, TX.


  • 4 Pork Chops (thin cut)
  • 2 tbsps. EVOO
  • 1 Shallot – sliced thin
  • 4 Garlic cloves – sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup White wine
  • 2 tbsps. Lemon juice
  • 4-5 tbsps. Orange Marmalade
  • 1 Navel Orange – zest, juice and supremes
  • 2 tbsps. Unsalted Butter
  • 8 Sage leaves
  • Coarse Salt & Fresh ground Pepper


  1. Pre heat grill to Med-high. Season pork with salt and pepper. Grill pork chops on one side for 3-4 minutes. Turn over and grill the other side for 1-2 minutes. Remove from the grill and set aside.
  2. Place a cast iron or heavy duty sauté pan on the grill. Add EVOO and heat until the oil is shimmering.
  3. Add the shallots and cook 1-2 minutes. Add garlic, season and cook another minute. Immediately add the white wine and lemon juice. Cook on high heat for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add orange marmalade, zest, juice & mix well. Add pork chops back into the pan & cook on med-low heat basting the chops with the orange sauce. Cook 4-5 minutes or until internal temp is 145 degrees.
  5. Finally, add orange supremes, butter & sage. Continue to baste the chops for 1-2 minutes & remove from the heat to set aside.
  6. To serve, place one chop on the plate. Dress with the orange sauce, orange supremes and sage leaves. Serve with Chef Crusco’s Roasted Root Vegetables. Enjoy!