Grilled Pork Chops with Pickled Peaches

Grilled Pork Chops with Pickled Peaches

YIELDS: 4 Servings PREP TIME: 20 mins COOK TIME: 15 mins TOTAL TIME: 35 mins

Pickled Peaches
4 peaches, peeled and sliced
1 cup white vinegar
1 cup sugar
2 (1/4 inch) slices ginger
2 tsp black peppercorns
2 tsp pink peppercorns
1 tsp allspice berries
Pork Chops
4 bone-in pork chops
1 tbsp olive oil
¼ cup your favorite BBQ dry rub
Tools 
1 quart mason jar 
Saucepan 
Baking sheet 
Grill 

  1. To prepare the pickled peaches, place the sliced peaches in a 1 quart mason jar.
  2. Combine the vinegar, sugar, ginger, peppercorns, and allspice berries in a medium saucepan. Add 1 cup water and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes.
  5. Pour the mixture over the peaches and let stand for about 45 minutes, until room temperature.
  6. Refrigerate for at least 2 days before eating.
  7. For the pork chops, preheat grill to medium-high.
  8. Place the pork chops on a baking sheet, drizzle with the olive oil, and season with the dry rub.
  9. Grill for about 5-6 minutes per side (depending on thickness), until lightly charred and an internal temperature of 145°F is reached.
  10. Let rest for 5 minutes. Top with pickled peaches and serve!