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Grilled Pork Chops with Garlic Lime Sauce

Course Dinner
Keyword pork chops
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried hot red-pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 6 1/2-inch-thick boneless pork chops

Instructions

  1. Whisk together lime juice, garlic, red-pepper flakes, and 1/4 teaspoon salt, then add oil in a slow stream, whisking well. Whisk in cilantro.
  2. Prepare a gas grill for direct-heat cooking over medium-high heat. Pat pork dry and season with salt and pepper. Oil grill rack, then grill pork chops, covered, turning over once, until just cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes total. Serve drizzled with some vinaigrette, and with remainder on the side.

Recipe Notes

Cooks' note: If you aren't able to grill outdoors, chops can be cooked in a hot lightly oiled large (2-burner) ridged grill pan over moderately high heat. Makes 4 servings.