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Grilled Lemon Thyme Pork Chops with Peaches – delicious and easy way to cook pork chops! Pork chops and peaches marinated in a lemon thyme marinade and grilled to perfection. Ready in 20 minutes!
Happy almost Friday, guys!
I’ve got the urge to get out of town this weekend but I have too many dogs and too many kids to just pick up and leave. So I’m probably going to settle for lying in a beach chair in my backyard and watching all of season 5 of New Girl.
Aaaaaand I bought a new grill this week so I’ll probably grill every meal. I’m pretty excited about that.
I picked up some Smithfield All Natural Bone-in Pork Chops at Walmart recently.
These are my faaaaavorite chops. They’re thick and tender and delicious. Plus, Smithfield All Natural Fresh Pork is proudly raised in the USA by Smithfield farm families. And no added ingredients, preservatives, steroids, or hormones!
These chops are perfect on the grill and there’s no reason you can’t grill ’em like a steak.
Grilled Lemon Thyme Pork Chops with Peaches
I’m really into grilling fruit if you didn’t already know. If I bring fruit into my house right now, it’s going on the grill.
So, of course, when I decided to grill these beautiful chops, I also needed to grill some fruit and peaches are so juicy and delicious right now!
You just need to make one marinade for both the pork chops and the peaches. It’s really simple – just olive oil, lemon juice, fresh thyme, and salt and pepper. Marinate the pork chops and the peaches in separate containers and then throw them on the grill!
Pork chops typically take 6 – 9 minutes per side, depending on the thickness of the chops. The peaches just take a couple minutes to soften up and get those grill marks.
This was a super quick and super easy weeknight meal. I roasted some asparagus in the oven while I was grilling and we were good to go in less than 30 minutes.
More Pork Chop Recipes
Grilled Ginger Sesame Pork Chops – pork chops marinated in an Asian-inspired sauce and grilled with fresh pineapple and green onions.
Grilled Pork Chops with Berry Thyme Sauce – pork just goes so well with fruit! These are easy grilled pork chops topped with a berry thyme sauce.
Lemon-Paprika Smothered Pork Chops – pork chops in the pressure cooker! They’re seasoned with paprika and lemon juice and then smothered with tomatoes and mushrooms.
More Grilling Recipes
Grilled Stuffed Peppers – quick and easy healthy dinner! Bell peppers are stuffed with ground turkey, rice, fresh corn, and zucchini and then grilled until soft.
Grilled Corn Guacamole – homemade guacamole with grilled fresh corn mixed in. Perfect for dipping tortilla chips or piling on top of your favorite burger.
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- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
- salt and pepper
- 1 pound Smithfield All Natural Bone-in Pork Chops
- 1 peach, pitted and sliced
- In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, fresh lemon juice, fresh thyme, and salt and pepper.
- Put pork chops in a shallow dish, drizzle about ¾ of the olive oil mixture over them.
- In a separate bowl, drizzle the remaining olive oil mixture over the peaches; toss to coat.
- Add everything to pre-heated grill. Grill peaches until tender, just a couple minutes on each side. Grill the chops 6 - 9 minutes on each side, until pork reaches an internal temperature of 145F.
If you love your pork medium rare, you should cook it to an internal temperature of 145 degrees (followed by a three-minute rest). If you like your chops a little more done, you can cook them to an internal temperature of 160 degrees.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 317Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 137mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 30g