Pork Chop Burger with BBQ Sauce

The Pork Chop Burger with BBQ Sauce is a culinary celebration of classic flavors elevated to new heights.

Juicy, tender pork chops, grilled to perfection, meld seamlessly with the smoky, tangy notes of BBQ sauce. Served on a toasted bun and complemented by fresh accompaniments, this burger offers a sublime, mouthwatering experience.

It’s a nod to traditional American barbecues, presented with gourmet flair, ensuring every bite is a memorable explosion of flavor.


For the Pork Chops:

  • 4 boneless pork chops, about 1/2 inch thick
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

For the BBQ Sauce:

  • 1 cup store-bought or homemade BBQ sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey or brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce (optional, for added heat)

For Assembly:

  • 4 brioche buns, toasted
  • Fresh lettuce or coleslaw
  • Sliced red onions
  • Pickles


Preparing the BBQ Sauce:

  1. In a saucepan, combine BBQ sauce, honey (or brown sugar), apple cider vinegar, and hot sauce if using. Simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened. Set aside.

Preparing the Pork Chops:

  1. Season pork chops with salt, pepper, smoked paprika, and garlic powder, ensuring they’re evenly coated.
  2. Preheat a grill or skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the pork chops.
  3. Grill each side for about 4-5 minutes or until fully cooked, with a slight char on the outside. In the last minute of grilling, generously brush the chops with the prepared BBQ sauce, allowing it to caramelize slightly.

Assembling the Burgers:

  1. Spread a layer of BBQ sauce on the bottom half of each toasted brioche bun.
  2. Layer with lettuce or coleslaw, followed by a grilled pork chop.
  3. Add red onion slices and pickles.
  4. Finish with the top half of the bun.


  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes

The Pork Chop Burger with BBQ Sauce is a harmonious blend of smoky, sweet, and savory, capturing the spirit of festive barbecues and alfresco dining. The tender pork chop, glazed with rich BBQ sauce, offers a depth of flavor that resonates with warmth and nostalgia.

This burger is not just a meal but an experience, echoing tales of summertime gatherings, laughter, and culinary delight. Serve alongside crispy fries or a rustic potato salad to complete the experience. Dive into this flavorful marvel and relish the tastes of tradition, artfully reimagined.