Herb Marinated Pork Chops

Herb Marinated Pork Chops

Courtesy of National Pork Board 4 Servings • 10 Min. Prep Time • 15 Min. Cook Time • 4 Hrs. Chill Time

Ingredients

4 boneless pork loin chops, about 1 in. thick
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped*
1 tsp. fresh rosemary, chopped*
1 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped*
1/2 tsp. fresh sage, chopped*
1/4 tsp. pepper
additional fresh herbs (optional)

Note: If using dried herbs, reduce amounts by 1/2 to 1/3.

Directions:

1. Brush chops with lemon juice. In a small bowl, combine oil, herbs and pepper; mix well. Rub herb mixture on both sides of chops. Arrange in a baking dish; cover and refrigerate 4 hrs. or overnight.

2. Place pork on grill, about 5 in. over slow coals. Grill 9-12 min., turning once, until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145°F, followed by a 3-min. rest time. Garnish with fresh herbs, if desired.

* Serving Suggestions: Change the flavor of this basic marinade by experimenting with other combinations of herbs. Serve with grilled vegetable kabobs and pasta salad.

* Recipe and photo courtesy of National Pork Board. For more recipes visit: www.PorkBeInspired.com

Nutrition:

Calories: 182; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 57mg; Total Carbs: 1g; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 22g; Sodium: 48mg;

Wine Pairings:

Blush Chablis, Chablis, White Zinfandel