Grilled Pork Chops with Orange Barbecue Sauce
Mario Batali brushes citrusy-spicy barbecue sauce on pork chops after they're almost cooked through so the sauce doesn't burn on the grill. He prefers flavoring the sauce with blood orange juice, which is less acidic than classic orange juice, but both are good. More Pork Recipes
The pork chops can be marinated overnight. The barbecue sauce can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.
These meaty chops with their tangy sauce benefit from an equally juicy, meaty red. Merlot—a perfectly respectable grape that's been unjustly bashed by wine snobs—often has that character.