Garlicky Butter Chive Parmesan Pork Chops

Grilled and then baked with a garlicky, cheesy, butter baste, Garlicky Butter Chive Parmesan Pork Chops are simple and rustic, uses common ingredients, and packs whole lot of flavour into each and every bite! Pork chops are a rare occurrence in our home.  In fact, this is the first pork chop recipe ever to be posted to this blog – and that’s quite a big deal considering there’s already about 300 recipes to be found at Lord Byron’s Kitchen!

Garlicky Butter Chive Parmesan Pork Chops

Ingredients:

  1. 12 whole pork chops, thin sliced and boneless (about 3-4 ounces each)
  2. 1/2 cup butter, softened
  3. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  4. 2 tablespoons dried chives
  5. 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, finely grated, plus more for garnish
  6. 4 cloves garlic, grated
  7. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  8. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  9. 1/4 cup green onions, sliced, for garnish (optional)

Instructions:
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the butter, olive oil, chives, parmesan, and garlic. Set aside.
  • Lightly salt and pepper both sides of the chops.
  • Over medium-high heat, grill the pork chops for 2-3 minutes on each side - just until dark grill marks appear.
  • Transfer the grilled pork chops to the baking sheet. Smear the top of the chops with half the butter mixture.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, flip the chops and smear with the remaining butter mixture.