Stupid-Easy Recipe for Grilled Kurobuta Pork Chops with Miso Sauce (#1 Top-Rated)


Juicy, moist, and perfectly grilled, these Kurobuta Pork Chops with Miso Sauce are out of this world. The miso sauce is lightly infused with a secret ingredient for a spicy, citrusy kick. When served with steamed rice, you’d get the most flavorful pork chops for dinner.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Grilled Kurobuta Pork Chops with Miso Sauce.

1. Info for Grilled Kurobuta Pork Chops with Miso Sauce

  • Cook Time: 2 hr 10 min
  • Total Time: 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 338kcal

2. Ingredients for Grilled Kurobuta Pork Chops with Miso Sauce

  • 4 pieces pork chops (bone-in, 3/4 inch thick, 5 oz each)
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt (or sea salt)
  • 2 Tbsp miso
  • 2 Tbsp mirin
  • 2 Tbsp sake
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil (roasted)
  • 2 tsp yuzu kosho (or less to taste)

3. Directions:

  1. One to two days before serving, evenly sprinkle salt on both sides of the pork chop. Cover with cling wrap and let rest for 24 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Six hours before serving, combine miso, sake, mirin, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Add yuzu kosho and whisk together.
  3. Pour the sauce over the pork chops, cover with cling wrap and store in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  4. Flip the pork chops to to cover the other side and put back in the refrigerator for another 2 hours.
  5. Preheat the oven to 200 ºF (93 ºC). Transfer the pork chops to a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Reserve the marinade.
  6. Bake at 200 ºF (93 ºC) for roughly 1 hour. Let cook until your pork chops reach an internal temperature of 145 ºF.
  7. Meanwhile, transfer the remaining marinade to a small pot and bring it to boil on medium heat. Once boiling, reduce the heat and simmer until thickened a bit. Transfer to a small bowl.
  8. When the internal temperature reaches 145 ºF, take the pork chops out of the oven.
  9. Preheat the grill to 400 ºF (200 ºC). (or alternately, you can use a cast iron pan to sear).
  10. Sear the meat for 1 minute each side.
  11. Serve immediately along with the reduced sauce.

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