Celebrate grilling season with these delicious grilled pork chops that are seasoned to perfection and topped with flavorful chimichurri sauce that’s loaded with herbs.

Grilled Latin Pork Chops with Garlic Cilantro Chimichurri

  • Yield:

    4 servings

  • Total Time:

    30 mins

  • Prep Time:

    10 mins

  • Cook Time:

    20 mins


For the Cilantro Chimichurri:
  • 1 large bunch of cilantro, finely chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled and finely minced
  • ½ cup of Mazola® Corn Oil
  • 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
For the Pork Chops:
  • 4 bone-in pork chops
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


For the Cilantro Chimichurri:
  1. Add all the ingredients in a bowl and combine.
  2. Divide in half: one part to marinate the pork chops, the other part to set aside and drizzle over the cooked pork chops.
For the Pork Chops:
  1. Place the pork chops in a medium bowl, and add in half of the chimichurri and season generously with salt and black pepper.
  2. Marinate in the refrigerator overnight or for at least one hour.
  3. Remove the pork chops from the bowl, shake off excess marinade and let them come to room temperature for about 10 minutes. (Discard any excess marinade used on the raw pork.)
  4. Heat the grill to 400°F for direct heat cooking.
  5. Place the pork chops on the grill and cook on each side for 8–12 minutes.
  6. Remove the pork chops from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes. Serve with the chimichurri.

Recipe by Chris Valdes of @chefchrisvaldes