Marinate your pork chops before grilling to really make them tender and flavorful. Your family won't be disappointed when they sit down to a dinner of hot chops just off the grill, so fire up the grill and get started.
These marinated pork chops are delicious with a hint of citrus.
You Will Need
* 6 pork chops
* Coarse salt
* Fresh pepper
* ¼ c. plus 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving
* 3 cloves garlic, with skin, crushed
* Zest of 1 lemon
* Zest of 1 orange
* Juice of 1 orange
* 5 sprigs rosemary
* Olive oil
* A baking dish with lid
* A platter
Step 1: Season
Season the pork chops on both sides with salt and pepper. Then place them in the baking dish.
Step 2: Mix
Mix together the olive oil, orange zest, lemon zest, orange juice, and rosemary in a small bowl.
Step 3: Coat chops
Pour the mixture over the chops, turning them to coat. Then add the garlic and cover tightly.
Step 4: Marinate
Let the chops marinate overnight in the refrigerator. Then remove them from the marinade and let them sit on a platter for 30 minutes.
Pork chops should be at room temperature before grilling.
Step 5: Prepare grill
Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Oil the grate to create a nonstick surface.
Step 6: Grill
Grill the chops until they're cooked to medium, about 4 minutes. Then transfer them to a platter and let them sit for 10 minutes before serving.
Step 7: Enjoy
Drizzle the chops with olive oil and serve with your favorite sides.
Some pig breeds have been genetically modified to make their meat as healthy as seafood.