Grilled pork chops can be one of the most flavorful meats to come off of your grill. With a few tips you can turn mild tasting pork into a tasty meal.
There are several cuts of pork chops to choose from. There are sirloin or rib chops with or without the bone. If the chops are too think they will end up dry and tough. For the grill choose chops that are about 1 inch thick.
There are several ways to prepare pork chops for the grill. A good marinade will boost flavor and can be done ahead of time. Herbs, olive oil, citrus and spices are all good choices. Combine the flavors that you like. Rosemary and lemon with olive oil or orange zest with cumin are examples of good combinations. Garlic is always good with pork. Just add them sliced so they don’t overwhelm the marinade. Put the chops and the marinade in a sealable plastic bag so it can be turned to distribute the marinade periodically. Marinades can be left on the meat for half an hour to overnight. Dry the meat well before grilling the chops.