Grilled Pork Chops with Basil-Garlic Rub

  • TOTAL PREP TIME40 minutes
  • DIFFICULTY Easy

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Grilled Pork Chops with Basil-Garlic Rub

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in ribeye (rib) pork chops 3/4-inch thick
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1 cup fresh basil packed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice fresh
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground

Cooking Directions

With machine running, drop garlic through feed tube of food processor to mince. Stop, add fresh basil, and process until chopped. Add lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper and process to make thin wet rub. Spread both sides of pork chops with basil mixture. Let stand 15 to 30 minutes.

Prepare a medium-hot fire in grill. Brush the grate clean and oil the grate. Grill chops, over direct heat, turning once, to medium rare doneness, 5 to 6 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time.

Makes 4 servings