Grilled Cuban Pork Chops

Grilled Cuban Pork Chops

Tired of plain pork? Jazz grilled chops with a flavor-packed rub.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

Cuban Rub
2
tablespoons grated lime peel
1
tablespoon cumin seed
1
tablespoon cracked black pepper
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
Pork Chops
4
boneless pork loin or rib chops, about 1 inch thick (about 2 pounds)
Mango slices, if desired
  1. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Remove excess fat from pork. In small bowl, mix all Cuban Rub ingredients; rub evenly on both sides of pork.
  2. Cover and grill pork 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, turning frequently, until pork is no longer pink and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Garnish with mango slices.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
No cumin seed? Use 1 teaspoon ground cumin.
Serve With
Round out these flavor-packed pork chops with corn on the cob and cooked rice tossed with black beans.
Variation
The Cuban Rub is also delicious on chicken breasts.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 215),
  • Total Fat 24g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
  • Cholesterol 140mg;
  • Sodium 380mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 1g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 48g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 7 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.