Grilled Pork Chops with Garlic Lime Sauce
Serves 4 Total Time 30 minutes
• 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
• 1 garlic clove, minced
• 1/4 teaspoon dried hot red-pepper flakes
• 1/3 cup olive oil
• 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
• 6 (1/2-inch-thick) boneless pork chops
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.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 about 5 to 6 minutes. During last minute of cook time brush with lime garlic sauce. Serve chops immediately drizzled with a little addtional sauce. Any remaining sauce can be served on the side as a dipping sauce..
Cooks' note: If you aren't able to grill outdoors, chops can be cooked in a hot lightly oiled large (2-burner) ridged grill pan over moderately high heat.
Noon Cooking - June 28, 2010