Sweet Fire Porterhouse Pork Chops
- 4 porterhouse (bone-in loin) pork chops, about 3/4" thick
- 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
- 1 1/2 tsp. ground chipotle chile*
- 1 1/2 tsp. coarse salt
- Zest of 1 large orange, grated
- 2 tsp. garlic, minced
- 1/3 c. honey
- Substitute another smoked chile powder per heat preference
Combine oil, ground chipotle, salt, orange zest and garlic in a small bowl. Spread mixture over both sides of pork using a rubber spatula. Let stand 15-30 minutes.
Prepare grill to medium-high heat. Place chops on grill and close lid. Grill over direct heat, turning once, about 4-5 minutes per side until internal temperature of pork on a meat thermometer reads between 145(medium rare) and 160(medium). During last 2 minutes, brush chops on both sides with honey. Remove from grill and let rest 3 minutes.