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Grilled Lemon Herb Pork Chops

Grilled Lemon Herb Pork Chops

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    2 h 25 m
DOREENBUCH

DOREENBUCH

These are SO SIMPLE, yet so good - they taste just like steak! The chops can also be broiled in the oven.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 202 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 10.1 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.6g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 25.1 g
  • 50%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 65 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 429 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. In a large resealable bag, combine lemon juice, oil, garlic, salt, oregano, and pepper. Place chops in bag, seal, and refrigerate 2 hours or overnight. Turn bag frequently to distribute marinade.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat. Remove chops from bag, and transfer remaining marinade to a saucepan. Bring marinade to a boil, remove from heat, and set aside.
  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Grill pork chops for 5 to 7 minutes per side, basting frequently with boiled marinade, until done.
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Doug Chinn
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Doug Chinn

5/26/2008

Hi Ya, and thanks for a new recipe for an old fave! There is, however, one teeny weeny change I'd suggest may be worth your consideration. (Did this bloke eat a dictionary?). Once you have your chops and marinade in the bag, so to speak, take a leaf out of the Japanese itame's cookbook. Massage it! Honest, every half hour, give it a gentle rub on both sides, turn it and put it back in the 'fridge. Should cut your marinating time by four fifths, or give you tons more flavour (sorry) for your bucks. Always good. Try it, it really works! Itame? oh yes, that's a Japanese chef.

cmastheyr
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cmastheyr

5/29/2007

This is an awesome recipe. Followed it to a "t" except it ended up marinating for close to 48 hours. The key to making killer pork chops on the grill is not to over cook them. One inch thick chops over medium heat = 7 minutes first side then 5 minutes second. After you've given them a few minutes to rest (7-10 min.) cut the thickest part of one chop and ensure the jucies are clear.

nj+qp
130

nj+qp

3/12/2008

I made this recipe for my boyfriend last night and at his first bite his eyes got soooo big and he couldn't extole the virtues of my cooking more if he tried. I did the recipe as it was written with a bit of extra garlic cloves and bone-in pork loin chops. I marinated this overnight and the consistency and flavor were perfect. Since I do not have a grill, I cooked it in a covered frying pan on top of the stove on medium (about 7-8 minutes on each side, uncovered for a minute or so for browning). This recipe will definately be in permanent rotation!

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