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2 grilled pork porterhouse chops on a black background with a side of asparagus

We’re all familiar with big juicy beef porterhouse steaks, but did you know you can get a pork porterhouse chop, as well.

2 raw pork porterhouse chops on a black background

Like it’s beef cousin, it contains two muscles split by a bone. One side of the bone is the lean, yet juicy pork tenderloin and the other is the familiar loin eye muscle found in classic loin chops. Combined, they make for an extra special dinner.

pork porterhouse chop on grill

After adding a little rub, they grill up quickly in about 4 minutes per side. As always with pork chops, aim for a temperature of 145F degrees. If you go too far over that, you’ll dry out the meat.

You can enjoy these pork porterhouse chops straight up, but I like adding sweet, tangy sauces to my chops. This dish includes a recipe for Lingonberry-Dijon Sauce. If you have an Ikea near you, you’ve probably dipped a few Swedish meatballs in lingonberry jam.

Lingonberries are similar to cranberries. They’re tart and sweet and the perfect accompaniment to grilled meats.

2 grilled pork porterhouse chops on a black background with a side of asparagus
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Pork Porterhouse Chops with Lingonberry-Dijon Sauce

With a combination of loin eye muscle and tenderloin, pork porterhouse chops are one of the meatiest, juiciest cuts on the hog.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 2 pork porterhouse chops
  • 2 tsp olive oil

Pork Rub

  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard

Lingonberry-Dijon Sauce

  • 1/2 cup lingonberry jam
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme

Finishing Touches

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • fresh thyme leaves


  • Rub the chops with olive oil. Combine the rub ingredients, and sprinkle on both sides of the chops. Let rest on a pan on the counter while you heat the grill to high.
  • In a saucepot, combine the sauce ingredients. Cook over medium-low heat, until melted. Remove the thyme stem.
  • Grill the pork porterhouse chops 4 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 145F degrees. During the last minute, top each chop with 1 tablespoon of butter.
  • Remove to platter. Let rest for five minutes. Spoon on sauce. Garnish with fresh thyme.


If you can’t find lingonberry jam, you can substitute cherry or red currant jam.
Goes great with grilled lemon-garlic asparagus.


Calories: 532kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 36gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 147mgSodium: 1562mgPotassium: 631mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 355IUVitamin C: 2.9mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 1.3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
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