Grilled Maple-Chipotle Pork Chops

Source: Seattle Times Living, from a recipe in the cookbook "The Big Book of BBQ" by Southern Living
adapted by http://theresalwaysthyme.blogspot.com

1/2 cup barbecue sauce
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced, plus one teaspoon adobo sauce
6 (1 1/4-inch thick) bone-in pork chops
Salt and pepper

Whiz the ingredients for the sauce in a food processor. Or chop the chipotles and then whisk everything together.

Heat the grill to medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper.

Grill, covered, about 20 minutes depending, or until thermometer inserted into thickest part registers 155 degrees F, turning once. Baste with half the barbecue sauce mixture during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Serve with remaining sauce drizzled on top.
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