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grilled pork chops with basil-garlic rub

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

Great summer meal. Serve with slices of ripe tomatoes and mozzarella on a bed of arugula drizzled with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For grilled pork chops with basil-garlic rub

  • 4
    bone-in pork chops, 3/4-inch thick
  • 2 clove
    garlic, peeled
  • 1 c
    fresh basil, packed
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 tsp
    coarse salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper

How To Make grilled pork chops with basil-garlic rub

  • 1
    Prepare a medium-hot fire in grill. Brush the grate clean and oil the grate.
  • 2
    With machine running, drop garlic through feed tube of food processor to mince. Stop, add fresh basil, and process until chopped.
  • 3
    Add lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper and process to make thin wet rub. Spread both sides of pork chops with basil mixture. Let stand 15 to 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Grill chops, over direct heat, turning once, to medium rare doneness, 5 to 6 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time.

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