Grilled Pork Chops

Grilled Double-Thick Pork Chops

Double-thick pork chops marinated in fig vinegar, olive oil, dried sage, salt and pepper. Pop them on the grill and cook until slightly pink in the center and mouthwateringly moist and tender.  And, we have some suggestions of what to serve on the side!

Potato packets – no pots and pans!

Vinegar Coleslaw for a tangy side!

Grilled Vegetables for no mess no fuss clean up!

Four Bean Salad, which can be made a day in advance!

These pork chops are thick and need both direct and indirect heat. Turn on the grill about 15 minutes before cooking. Start over the direct heat to sear and color the chops on both sides, then move to the indirect heat an dturn the direct heat to low. The ideal grill temperature is 300 degrees F.

Cook until the internal temperature is 140 degrees F; let rest for 5 minutes. Serve whole or sliced. These pork chops are slightly pink inside and very juicy!

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Grilled Pork Chops

fig and sage marinated double-thick center-cut grilled pork chop

Double-thick pork chops marinated in fig vinegar, olive oil, dried sage, salt and pepper. Pop them on the grill and cook until slightly pink in the center and mouthwateringly moist and tender.

  • Author: Trish Lobenfeld
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Meat/Pork
  • Method: Grilling
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Ingredients

1/4 cup fig vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon dried sage, rub together in your palm to crumble
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2 double-thick center-cut pork chops

Instructions

These pork chops are thick and need both direct and indirect heat.

Turn on the grill about 15 minutes before cooking and then turn off one side of the grill. If using charcoal, divide the grill in half and light the one side.

Start cooking over the direct heat to sear and color the chops on both sides. 2 minutes per side.

Slide the chops over to the indirect heat and continue cooking;  the ideal grill temperature is 300 degrees F.

Cook until the internal temperature is 140 degrees F, turning the chops every 2 minutes Llet rest for 5 minutes. These pork chops are slightly pink inside and very juicy!

Serve whole or sliced.

Keywords: grilled pork chops, center-cut pork chops, pork, fig vinegar, sage, barbecuing, grilling, dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, father’s day recipe, father’s day bone-in center-cut pork chops

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