This delicious grilled pork chop recipe is from chef Fabio Trabocchi's cookbook, "Cucina of Le Marche."

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pat pork chops dry with a paper towel; season with salt. Transfer to a baking dish.

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  • In a small bowl, mix together orange juice, orange and lemon zest, olive oil, and rosemary until well combined. Pour over pork chops and turn to coat. Add garlic and cloves; cover tightly. Let marinate, refrigerated, overnight.

  • Remove pork chops from marinade; discard marinade. Transfer pork chops to a platter and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, preheat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill pork chops until medium, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer pork chops to a platter, cover, and let rest for 10 minutes before drizzling with olive oil. Serve over white beans with salt pork.

Reviews (3)

9 Ratings
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  • 1 star values: 6
Rating: Unrated
07/25/2008
We made these last night for dinner and were a bit disappointed. When we started the marinade the night before, it smelled wonderful...mostly of citrus and rosemary, but some of the olive oil, garlic and cloves, too. When we tasted the pork chops, the predominate flavor was rosemary. Tastey and moist, but not as complex in flavor as we'd expected. As an additional note, we grilled these on an outdoor grill (using hardwood lump charcoal) instead of in a grill pan.
Rating: Unrated
07/24/2008
wondering if anyone has tried this in a frying pan instead of grill?
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07/23/2008
has anyone tried this? , curious to hear how it was .....by the way the recipe calls for corse black pepper but does nt say WHEN to useit .............
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