Apricot-Glazed Pork Chops
4 bone-in Pork Center Rib Chops, cut 3/4-inch thick
* Alessi Sea Salt
* Hill Country Fare Ground Black Pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried Morton & Bassett Thyme Leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried Morton & Bassett Granulated Garlic
* fresh apricots, pitted & halves (optional)
3/4 cup Fischer & Wieser® Apricot Orange Marmalade
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
Season pork with salt, pepper, thyme and granulated garlic. Combine ma
rmalade and Worcestershire sauce in a small bowl.
Heat charcoal 30 minutes until covered with a light layer of gray ash
or heat gas grill on High 10 minutes with lid closed.
Grill chops 4 inches above Medium heat (375 degrees grill surface temp
erature). To determine grill temperature, hold hand just above grate;
if heat causes you to pull away in 4 seconds, heat is ideal for Medium
. Cook pork 6 to 8 minutes per side; baste cooked side after turning.
Remove when internal temperature of chops reaches 155 degrees F. Baste
chops again. Do not overcook; pork should have a light pink blush in
the center. Grill apricot halves 3 to 5 minutes per side, if desired;