Grilled Lemon-Fennel Pork

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by ValkyrieQueen

Originally intended for a tenderloin, I have moved to make this with boneless chops as they are more readily available.

Top Review by JennyMidget

A lovely spice rub - the sweet flavours of the fennel and anise bring out a nuttiness in the pork that's delightful. Smells heavenly cooking!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, stir together oil, liquer or extract, and lemon juice.
  2. Stir in shallots, fennel seeds, lemon peel, pepper, and salt.
  3. Rub mixture over all sides of pork; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes or refrigerate up to 2 hours.
  4. Cook on a medium-high grill about 4-6 inches away from heat/coals.
  5. Grill 15-20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 145, turning once.
  6. Let stand 10 minutes before serving to allow juices to settle (this would need to be if a tenderloin was used- not so much if chops are used).

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