Recipes Grilled Pork Chops with Shallot Butter (Entree)

Serving Size
Number of Servings
    • 8  (7-ounce) bone-in center-cut pork chops
    • 1  teaspoon  salt, divided
    • 3/4  teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper
    • 2  tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2  teaspoons  finely chopped fresh chives
    • 1  teaspoon  finely chopped fresh thyme
    • 1  teaspoon  finely chopped fresh rosemary
    • 3  garlic cloves, minced
    • 2  tablespoons  butter, softened
    • 2 1/2  teaspoons  minced shallots
    • 1/4  teaspoon  grated lemon rind



Prepare grill to medium-high heat.   Sprinkle both sides of pork evenly with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Combine oil, chives, thyme, rosemary, and garlic, stirring well. Rub oil mixture evenly over both sides of pork. Place pork on grill rack; grill 6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer inserted in the thickest part of pork registers 155°. Remove pork from grill; let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt.  Combine butter, shallots, and lemon rind, stirring well. Spread about 1 teaspoon butter mixture over each pork chop; let the pork stand an additional 5 minutes. 

Nutrition Information

Nutritional Information for one pork chop:  Calories: 208; Fat: 12.2g; Protein: 22.5g; Carbohydrate: 0.7g; Fiber: 0.1g; Cholesterol: 68mg; Iron: 0.7mg; Sodium: 360mg