Lemon Herb Grilled Pork Chops


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These are my favorite pork chops! A simple marinade makes these Lemon Herb grilled pork chops wonderfully tender with a citrusy flavor! We love to serve these with salad and rice for a delicious light meal!

A simple marinade makes these Lemon Herb grilled pork chops wonderfully tender with a citrusy flavor!  We love to serve these with salad and rice pilaf for a delicious light meal!

Years ago “they” said that pork had to be well done but that no longer holds true.  According to new guidelines introduced in 2011 pork can be served at 145 degrees F.  These chops are very lean so you don’t want to overcook them.  A 1″ boneless chop will take about 5-7 minutes per side on medium-high heat to reach 145ºF, the temperature will rise a little bit while the pork is resting.  I always use a meat thermometer to get perfect pork!

Items You’ll Need For This Recipe

* Grill * Lemon * Boneless Loin Chops *

GRILLED PORK CHOPS

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Holly
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
A simple marinade makes these Lemon Herb grilled pork chops wonderfully ten

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4-6 boneless loin chops

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Instructions

  1. Combine all marinade ingredients in a large freezer bag. Add pork chops and marinate at least 2 hours.
  2. Preheat grill to medium high.
  3. Grill pork 5-7 minutes per side or until temperature reaches 145 degrees. Do not overcook.
  4. Let pork rest on a plate 5 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 224, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 59mg, Sodium: 43mg, Potassium: 345mg, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 19g, Vitamin C: 5.8%, Calcium: 0.9%, Iron: 3.2%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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These are my favorite pork chops! A simple marinade makes these Lemon Herb Grilled Pork Chops wonderfully tender with a citrusy flavor! We love to serve these with salad and rice for a delicious light meal!

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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

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  1. i so can’t wait to make this for my dad since he loves pork chops. whenever we grill out my mom gets him pork chops and me steak and something for herself.

  2. Made this last week with my husband and we LOVED it! We usually throw our pork chops in the crock pot with barbecue sauce and they come out tough and bitter… Your recipe has blown our minds! We’ve never had pork chops as juicy and tender as these! They are perfect and we’re making them again tonight. Thank you!