Cuban Pork Chops

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is really good and really simple. Got this from the local newspaper and was very impressed so I had to share. Spice up your pork chops with no extra hassle.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown lightly salted pork chops in oil at medium heat for 2 or 3 minutes.
  2. Turn chops, adding garlic, lime juice and water to the skillet.
  3. Cook uncovered turning once or twice till done and syrupy juices remain (6-8 min).
  4. Spoon sauce over chops, sprinkle with cumin and fresh pepper.
  5. Serve with rice, and vegetable of your choice.


Most Helpful

Just made these for a dinner party and everyone really liked them. Next time I'll omit the water for a thicker sauce though. Also just used a little lime juice since I only had 1 lime and used bottled lemon juice for the rest. Still super delicious!

nocheeseplease October 27, 2009

Tasty & easy! Love the zip from the lime, and the water/lime approach really helped to produce tender, juicy chops. I am going to keep this recipe handy for quick dinner ideas!

BerrySweet February 06, 2008

fantastic. but i did it a little differently. i used a mortar and pestle to mash the garlic, then rubbed it on pork chops sitting in a bowl of squeezed lemon and some sea salt.

christena January 14, 2007

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