Grilled Pork Chops with Basil-Garlic Rub

Category, DifficultyBeginner

Yields4 Servings
Total Time40 mins

Recipe By: National Pork Board

Cut from the pork loin, pork chops can be found under a variety of names, including Porterhouse, Ribeye, New York, Sirloin and Blade pork chops. However you call it, you will definitely want to make this more than one time.

Ingredients
 4 Bone-In Ribeye (Rib) Pork Chops (3/4-Inch Thick)
 2 Cloves Garlic (Peeled)
 1 cup Fresh Basil (Packed)
 2 tbsp Lemon Juice (Fresh)
 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 1 tsp Coarse Salt
 ½ tsp Black Pepper (Freshly Ground)

Directions
1

With machine running, drop garlic through feed tube of a food processor to mince.

2

Stop, add fresh basil, and process until chopped.

3

Add lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper and process to make a thin wet rub.

4

Spread both sides of pork chops with basil mixture. Let stand 15 to 30 minutes.

5

Prepare a medium-hot fire in grill. Brush the grate clean and oil the grate. 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.

Thanks to the National Pork Board for this delicious and nutritious recipe that is sure to entice your entire family's taste buds.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 4 Bone-In Ribeye (Rib) Pork Chops (3/4-Inch Thick)
 2 Cloves Garlic (Peeled)
 1 cup Fresh Basil (Packed)
 2 tbsp Lemon Juice (Fresh)
 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 1 tsp Coarse Salt
 ½ tsp Black Pepper (Freshly Ground)

Directions

Directions
1

With machine running, drop garlic through feed tube of a food processor to mince.

2

Stop, add fresh basil, and process until chopped.

3

Add lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper and process to make a thin wet rub.

4

Spread both sides of pork chops with basil mixture. Let stand 15 to 30 minutes.

5

Prepare a medium-hot fire in grill. Brush the grate clean and oil the grate. 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.

Grilled Pork Chops with Basil-Garlic Rub

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