Herbed Marinated Pork Chops
Change up the flavor of this basic marinade by experimenting with other combinations of herbs. Serve with grilled vegetable kabobs and pasta salad.
4 boneless pork loin chops, about 1-inch thick
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
1/2 teaspoon fresh sage, chopped
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Sea salt to taste
Additional fresh herbs (optional)
- 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 hours or overnight.
- Place pork on grill, about 5 inches over slow coals. Grill 12 to 15 minutes, turning once. Garnish with fresh herbs, if desired.
Makes 4 servings.
Tip: To use dried herbs, reduce amounts by 1/2 to 1/3.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 182 calories; Protein: 22 grams; Fat: 11 grams; Sodium: 48 milligrams; Cholesterol: 57 milligrams; Saturated Fat: 2 grams; Carbohydrates: 1 grams; Fiber: 0 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.