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Grilled Pork Chops with Garlic Butter Asparagus

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  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 25 mins (10m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

pork chops and asparagus

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. 2.Season pork chops with salt and pepper on both sides.
  3. 3.Grill the pork chops for 4-5 minutes per side, or until cooked through and nicely charred. Remove from grill and let rest for a few minutes.
  4. 4.While the pork chops are resting, heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  5. 5.Add trimmed asparagus to the skillet and cook for 5-6 minutes, or until tender-crisp. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. 6.Remove the asparagus from the skillet and set aside. In the same skillet, melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter.
  7. 7.Place the grilled pork chops on a serving platter and drizzle with the melted garlic butter. Serve with the garlic butter asparagus.
  8. 8.Enjoy your delicious grilled pork chops with garlic butter asparagus!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, marinate the pork chops in your favorite marinade for 30 minutes before grilling.
  • chevron_rightIf you don't have a grill, you can also cook the pork chops in a skillet or bake them in the oven.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to add some grated Parmesan cheese or a squeeze of lemon juice to the asparagus for an extra kick of flavor.
  • chevron_rightServe the pork chops with a side of mashed potatoes or a fresh salad for a complete meal.