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Grilled Potato Salad with Hickory Smoked Brown Sugar Pork Chops

Grilled Potato Salad with Hickory Smoked Brown Sugar Pork Chops aka the perfect summer dinner! Juicy fresh pork paired with a grilled potato salad that's loaded with blue cheese, bacon, garlic, red onion, cilantro, and more! Quick. Easy. Delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blue cheese, grilled, summer
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 283kcal


  • Smithfield Hickory Smoked Brown Sugar Dry Seasoned Pork Chops cooked according to package directions
  • 1 pound Petite Medley Gourmet Potatoes gold, red, and purple mini potatoes, cut into 1/2” slices (I cut each potato into 3rds)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar divided
  • 4-6 slices cooked and crumbled bacon I used Smithfield Hometown Original Bacon
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced or pressed
  • 2-3 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Pre-heat oven or grill to 425 degrees F.
  • Place prepped potatoes into a large bowl and toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar, salt, and pepper.
  • Divide the potatoes evenly between two large sheets of tin foil.
  • Loosely wrap the tin foil around the potatoes, making sure that it's sealed completely.
  • Grill or bake in preheated grill or oven for about 20 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
  • Carefully remove the foil and place the cooked potatoes into another large bowl.
  • Add in bacon, blue cheese, garlic, red onion, cilantro.
  • Gently stir to combine.
  • Taste and re-season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve warm, room temperature, or cold!
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*If you want grill marks, simply grill the unseasoned, non oiled sliced potatoes on a hot grill or grill pan - it only takes a minute or two per side. Then proceed with the recipe.
**Nutritional information does not include pork. 


Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 393mg | Potassium: 555mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Vitamin C: 13.5mg | Calcium: 123mg | Iron: 3.8mg