Grilled Herb-Rubbed, Bone-In Easy Pork Chop Recipes

Grilling pork chops is an entirely different experience than grilling red meat. While steaks can be charred on the outside and a delicious shade of pink or red inside, pork needs to be more uniformly cooked throughout. Therefore, use a medium direct heat while grilling pork so the inside cooks evenly with the outside.

Keep in mind when assembling the ingredients for the herb rub that it is more of a template than a hard-and-fast rule. We aren’t going for dainty precision with this technique, just a uniform infusion of robust herbal flavors.

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Grilled Bone-In Pork Chop

Grilled Herb-Rubbed, Bone-In Easy Pork Chop Recipes


  • 2 tbsp Kosher salt
  • 6-8 Large fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces
  • 2 Stems fresh rosemary, leaves stripped from stems and crushed
  • 2 tbsp Fresh thyme leaves, crushed with fingers
  • 3 cloves Garlic, smashed, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp Black Hawaiian salt
  • 4 thick-cut bone-in pork chops, approximately 1” thick


  • Combine salt, basil, rosemary, thyme, garlic and pepper thoroughly in a small bowl. Rub mixture over all sides of pork chops until thoroughly covered.
  • Scrub grill grates with a wire brush prior to starting. Preheat grill to medium before adding pork chops over direct heat. Cook for 7-8 minutes, turn once, but otherwise keep the lid closed as much as possible. If your chops are thinner or thicker than 1”, adjust cook time accordingly.
  • Remove chops from heat, cover and let rest for 3 - 5 minutes before serving. Serve with a grilled summer vegetable medley and top with a pat of compound butter seasoned with the same herbs used in the rub.

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