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Grilled Pork Chop Rosemary Agrodolce Paleo Primal Gourmet Easy Recipe

Grilled Pork Chops with Rosemary Agrodolce - Paleo

Agrodolce is a wonderful, delicious and surprisingly easy to make sweet and sour sauce. Try using it to glaze a beautifully grilled pork chops or other cuts of meat!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people


  • 2 centre-cut pork loin chops - or similar cut
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin olive oil EVOO
  • 2-3 cloves garlic - finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary - finely chopped
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • sweet paprika
  • avocado oil


  • Add balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, EVOO, garlic and rosemary to a cold 2-qt sauce pan. Set over medium-low heat and gently cook the agrodolce until reduced and syrupy (approx. 10-12 min total).
  • Meanwhile, preheat grill pan or grill to high heat. Pat pork chops dry with paper towel, drizzle with a small amount of avocado oil and gently season both sides with salt, pepper and paprika.
  • Grill pork chops approximately 2-3 minutes (depending on thickness). Flip and glaze with agrodolce. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes or until desired doneness, flip and baste with more agrodolce.
  • Transfer grilled pork chops to a serving platter and drizzle with more agrodolce. Serve with a sautéed bitter vegetable, such as rapini, and roasted sweet potatoes.
Keyword agrodolce, paleo, pork chops