Grilled Boneless Pork Chops with Garlic and Rosemary

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5 from 2 votes
Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Resting Time: 5 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Grilled Boneless Pork Chops with garlic and rosemary are perfect for grilling. They are pure flavor that make even ordinary pork chops exceptional.

Garlic Rosemary Grilled Boneless Pork Chops on a white platter.

This Garlic Rosemary Grilled Boneless Pork Chops are a perfect flavor for a bone in or boneless pork chop. The marinade provides a real tenderness and flavor to the protein.

This pork chops recipe is perfect for summer grilling, find more great recipes that you will love to grill.


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What We Love About This Juicy Pork Chops Recipe

  • Minutes to Grill this Meal: Make the marinade in advance and grill any night of the week.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge.
  • Family Friendly: It is full of flavor that everyone will love.
  • Adaptable: Can adjust the black pepper, salt etc. to make the perfect flavor profile.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Hot or cold this is a perfect leftover.
A top shot of Garlic Rosemary Grilled Boneless Pork Chops.

Ingredient Notes for Pork Chop Marinade

  • Pork Chops: 3/4 inch thick
  • Garlic Cloves: peeled. for this rub for grilled pork chops.
  • Fresh Rosemary: Leaves removed from the stems.
  • Lemon Juice: Fresh lemon or bottled lemon juice are wonderful for this sauce.
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Equipment Needed for Juicy Grilled Pork Chops

  • Grill: Gas Grill, Charcoal Grill or Grill Pan
  • Food Processor
  • Zip Top Bag

How to Make Grilled Boneless Pork Chops

These are the basic steps for making grilled thick pork chops. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information and calories.

Fixing the marinade with olive oil, garlic and fresh lemon juice.

STEP 1: BLEND

First, place garlic and rosemary in the bowl of a food processor.  Process until chopped and then add lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper and continue to process until mixture becomes a smooth rub.  Set aside for 15-30 minutes.

STEP 2: SAVE

Next, reserve four tablespoons of Rosemary-Garlic Rub.  Brush remaining rub on both sides of pork chops.

STEP 3: GRILL

Finally, grill pork chops on a medium-high heat for 5-6 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees.  During the last 2 minutes of grilling, brush reserved rub over chops.  Lastly, remove from heat and let rest for 3-5 minutes before serving.

The pork chops before and after grilling.

Prep and Storage Tips for Grilled Seasoned Pork Chops

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Prepare the marinade and place in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to cook pork chops.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store the leftovers in an airtight container or zip top bag for up to 4 days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

The cooked pork will last in an airtight package or freezer bag for up to 6 months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Reheat in a 350 degree oven for 35 minutes add a little moisture with chicken broth.

Frequently Asked Questions about Garlic Rosemary Grilled Boneless Pork Chops

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE WITH DIFFERENT HERBS?

Paprika, garlic powder, onion powder or your favorite seasoning blend, like this all purpose blend.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT PORK?

Loin chops, center-cut rib chops, pork loin, shoulder chops, pork tenderloin are all good choices. Make sure the internal temperature of 145 degrees.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, the recipe card below can be adjusted by half or doubled.

HOW TO GRILL MEAT?

Need to know how to make the perfect grilled meat? Find out all the tips and tricks here. Indirect heat for low and slow cooking and direct heat for grill marks.

A close up on the pork chops.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • Add Vinegar: A little red wine or balsamic vinegar.
  • Cheese: Finish with a little Parmesan or feta cheese.
  • Variation tip: Finish with fresh herbs.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Use a grill pan and cook indoors. Even use the air fryer.

What to Serve with Grilled Boneless Pork Chops

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Garlic Rosemary Grilled Boneless Pork Chops on a white platter.
5 from 2 votes

Grilled Boneless Pork Chops with Garlic and Rosemary

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Resting Time: 5 minutes
Total: 50 minutes
Garlic Rosemary Grilled Boneless Pork Chops are perfect for grilling. They are pure flavor that make even ordinary pork chops exceptional.
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Ingredients

  • 4 pork chops, 3/4 inch thick
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 4 Tablespoon fresh Rosemary, leaves removed from stem
  • 2 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Place garlic and rosemary in the bowl of a food processor. Process until chopped. Add lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper and continue to process until mixture becomes a smooth rub. Set aside for 15-30 minutes.
  • Reserve four tablespoons of Rosemary-Garlic Rub. Brush remaining rub on both sides of pork chops.
  • Grill pork chops on a medium-hot grill for 5-6 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees. During the last 2 minutes of grilling, brush reserved rub over chops. Remove from heat and let rest for 3-5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Add Vinegar: A little red wine or balsamic vinegar.
  • Cheese: Finish with a little Parmesan or feta cheese.
  • Variation tip: Finish with fresh herbs.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Use a grill pan and cook indoors. Even use the air fryer.
 

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 647mg | Potassium: 530mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 66IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grill

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