Grilled Pork Chops with Garlic Lime Sauce

Pouring a citrusy vinaigrette over hot grilled pork chops enhances their flavor and balances their richness. The chops go extremely well with the black-bean and tomato quinoa.

Grilled Pork Chops with Garlic Lime Sauce

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  • ¼

    cup fresh lime juice

  • 1

    garlic clove, minced

  • ¼

    teaspoon dried hot red-pepper flakes

  • cup olive oil

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 6

    (½-inch-thick) boneless pork chops


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.


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