Stupid-Easy Recipe for Basil-Garlic Porterhouse Pork Chops (#1 Top-Rated)


Top the pork chop with Parmesan cheese shavings (you can use a vegetable peeler to easily shave from a wedge) and toasted pine nuts, if desired.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Basil-Garlic Porterhouse Pork Chops.

1. Info for Basil-Garlic Porterhouse Pork Chops

  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 15 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories:

2. Ingredients for Basil-Garlic Porterhouse Pork Chops

  • 4 porterhouse (bone-in loin) pork chops, 3/4 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil, OR 3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, OR 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground

3. Directions:

  1. Mix together all ingredients except pork in a shallow baking dish. Add chops and spread both sides with basil mixture. Let stand 15 to 30 minutes in baking dish.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare a grill to medium-high heat (about 450 degrees F.), oiling it with a brush or paper towel. Grill chops over direct heat until the internal temperature reaches between 145 degrees F. (medium rare) and 160 degrees F. (medium), on a meat thermometer, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Remove chops from the grill and let rest for 3 minutes.

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