Chili-Lime Grilled Pork Chops

Enhance the mild flavor of pork with a mouthwatering rub featuring chili powder, cayenne pepper and lime juice.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Seasoning

1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
tablespoon lime juice
1
teaspoon vegetable oil

Pork

4
boneless pork loin chops, 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick (1 lb)

  • 1 Heat closed contact grill for 5 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix all seasoning ingredients. Brush mixture evenly on both sides of each pork chop.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place pork chops on bottom grill surface. Close grill; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until pork is no longer pink in center. If desired, sprinkle pork with chopped fresh cilantro and serve with lime wedges.

Expert Tips

Pork loin chops are an excellent source of phosphorus, which strengthens bones; thiamin which helps your body use energy from food; and vitamin B12, which builds red blood cells.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.