Grilled Pork Chops with Blackberry Serrano Sauce

Need a quick dinner? Make these Grilled Pork Chops with Blackberry Serrano Sauce. Easy and delicious!

Grilled Pork Chops with Blackberry Serrano Sauce

I bought a new grill last year, treating myself to a Weber Grill. I’ve run the gamut from a tiny CharBroil grill to a monster I had when I moved here that was too big for my little patio. I must admit the Weber is perfect; so well made and the Gray Steel Color actually was a consideration when I was painting my outdoor table and chairs. I missed it during deck construction though and I am so glad to have it back.

I grill all year round and having it on my deck will make that even easier. It might not seem like much, but before I had to cart everything outside and down a couple of steps to get to it. No biggie…for most people. But I broke my knee 6 years ago and every step down and back up again is a biggie…so this is pure heaven.

Herbs

My big pots of herbs are on the deck too; now it’s a quick trip outside with some snippers and I can grab a combination of fresh herbs for marinades, salads and more. Today it was parsley and cilantro. I simply chop them and pat them on olive oil coated meat; whether it be chicken, pork or beef; add some salt and pepper and I’m ready to grill!

Grilled Pork Chops with Blackberry Serrano Sauce

I love pork with fruit; like chicken it’s compatible with a wide variety of fruits even if I especially love it with peaches and blackberries. I normally serve this dish with a dollop of a local jam product that is made with blackberries and serrano pepper but I thought it silly to list the jam as an ingredient that you might not be able to locate so I just pulled together the ingredients to make these Grilled Pork Chops with Blackberry Serrano Sauce. Easy and so good.

The tender pork is lightly seasoned with herbs before being grilled and then topped with a sauce made with sauteed onion and Serrano peppers mixed with with blackberries, honey and balsamic vinegar before serving. The sauce was so good that leftovers were being dabbed on bread…no one wanted to leave even a smidge on their plate!

Grilled Pork Chops with Blackberry Serrano Sauce
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Grilled Pork Chops with Blackberry Serrano Sauce

 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories:
Author: Creative Culinary

Ingredients

  • 4 thick cut pork chops
  • 2-4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Parsley for garnish

For the Sauce

  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • cup red onion chopped
  • 1 Tbsp serrano pepper minced
  • 6 oz blackberries Reserve a couple for garnish if desired
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

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Nutrition

Serving: 18

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3 Comments

    1. That is a very good question! I was not happy to see that the translation from an old piece of software to a new one messed up this recipe. I’ll have to take a few minutes and go through it and see if I have an old copy of those directions but I’ll get that fixed in the next day or so.

  1. I’m always looking for new recipes for dinner and this is one I’m going to be making. We LOVE our pork chops and I generally make it the same way almost every time. It’s good to mix it up a bit. I just know that I will LOVE it!

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