Liven up boneless pork chops with one of our fantastically flavorful spice rubs. Boneless pork chops make a great weeknight meal because they cook in minutes on the grill. (The spice rubs also work well with grilled chicken or pork tenderloin.) Add a hearty whole grain side dish and you’ve got a fast and filling summery meal for the whole family.

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Recipe Summary

25 mins
25 mins
Serves 4


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill to medium-high (400°F to 450°F).

  • Place pork chops on a rimmed baking sheet or in a shallow dish; rub with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Rub chops all over with choice of rub, pressing to adhere. Place chops and corn on grill grate coated with cooking spray. Grill, covered, until a thermometer inserted into thickest portion of pork registers 140°F (temperature will continue to rise to 145°F as it rests off heat), turning occasionally at a 90-degree angle to ensure even grill marks, about 3 minutes per side. Grill corn, turning occasionally, until charred and cooked, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove chops and corn from grill.

  • Lightly coat scallions with cooking spray, and place on grate. Grill, turning often, until just softened and charred, about 90 seconds.

  • Cook brown rice according to package directions. Cut corn kernels from cob into a large bowl. Chop scallions into 1-inch pieces, and add to corn. Add rice, tomatoes, lime juice, salt, pepper, and remaining 1 tablespoon oil; toss to combine. Serve rice mixture alongside pork chops.