Grilled Pork Chops with Honey-Lime Peaches

July 5, 2022

Everything’s better on the grill and this Grilled Pork Chops with Honey-Lime Peaches proves that point! It’s sweet, savory, tangy, and totally delicious!

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You know how people say that “everything tastes better on the grill?”  There’s one food in particular that absolutely makes this statement true – pork chops!  Pork chops 100 percent taste better on the grill!  Grilling pork chops gives them a ton of flavor.  Plus, they tend to form a nice crust on the outside while staying juicy on the inside.

My mouth is literally watering just thinking about them!

The funny thing is, I usually don’t get a craving for pork chops unless my husband suggests making them on the grill.  Then, I’m all in!  So I wanted to take full advantage of this summertime dinner fave and add another summer favorite to it – peaches!

I’m all about a good salty-sweet combo and I think this dish accomplishes that in such a delicious manner!  You’ve got that salty-charred goodness from the grilled pork chop paired with the tangy-sweetness of fresh peaches brushed with a honey and lime concoction.  It’s a taste of summer in every bite!

Grilled Pork Chops with Honey-Lime Peaches

This entire recipe can be made on the grill so it’s easy cleanup with big flavor reward!  A good pork chop doesn’t need a lot of seasoning, so I kept them simple.  The fresh peaches get dressed with honey and lime before hitting the grill.  If you have a lot of fresh basil in your garden, a few leaves make a pretty garnish for this delicious summertime dish!

Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.  Season both sides of the pork chops with salt and pepper (again, I like to keep it simple with pork chops).  Then, place the pork chops on the grill and cook for 10-12 minutes, or until they’re nice and charred on the outside and juicy and cooked through on the inside.

While the pork is cooking, stir honey and lime juice together in a small bowl.  Halve a couple of peaches and brush with the honey-lime mixture.  About halfway through cooking the pork, add the peaches to the grill, cut-side-down.

Slice the peaches and serve with the pork chops.  If desired, add a drizzle of any leftover honey-lime mixture on top of the peaches.  Then, garnish with basil leaves, if desired, and serve.

Grilled Pork Chops with Honey-Lime Peaches

Grilled Pork Chops with Honey-Lime Peaches

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. center cut bone-in pork chops, 1 inch thick
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 lime, juiced and zested
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 2 peaches, halved
  • Optional: fresh basil leaves, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Season the pork chops with salt and pepper and place on the grill. Cook the pork for about 10-12 minutes, or until charred and cooked through. Flip halfway through cooking.
  3. While the pork is cooking, stir the honey, lime juice, and zest together in a small bowl.
  4. Brush the peach halves with the honey-lime mixture. Place the peaches on the grill when the pork chops are cooked halfway.
  5. Once the pork and peaches are cooked, slice the peaches and serve with a drizzle of any leftover honey-lime mixture. Garnish with fresh basil leaves, if desired.
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If you’re looking for an easy summertime meal for two that’s full of that smoky grilled flavor with a hint of sweetness, this recipe is for you!  Serve it with a side salad or rice to complete the meal.

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