Recipe by justcallmetoni
This is the perfect recipe for those who love the flavors of a classic Cuban pork roast but are cooking in small quantities. Typical of Cuban fare, these are full of tropical flavors but not spicy. The garlic and lime pair beautifully in a fragrant marinade. Though you can marinade as briefly as an hour, for best results let the pork soak up to 6-8 hours. (Don't marinade overnight as the citrus cooks the pork over longer periods). Serve these with my Almost Fried Plantains #134349 for a delightful healthy meal.
Top Review by Denise H.
The BEST pork chops ever! Followed the recipe exactly, using 1.5 pounds (3 thick) of pork chops and marinating for 4 hours. My daughter used to say "eww" to pork chops but tonight she went back for seconds! They were fabulous! Served with salad and plantains :) Thanks for sharing! (Btw, cooking time varies depending on chop thickness. Did not use cooking times from the recipe, but our own eye.)
- 2 (283.49 g) lean boneless pork chops
- 2 limes, juice of
- 2.46 ml ground cumin
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1.23 ml onion powder
- 1.23 ml fresh ground pepper
- 2.46 ml olive oil (optional)
Directions See How It's Made
- Trim excess fat from pork chops. Use a knife to cut shallow cross-hatch marks over both surfacesof the chops.
- Mix all remaining ingredients together in a resealable bag or non-reactive container. Add the chops and place in the refrigerator. Marinate at least an hour.
- Grill or broil 8-10 minutes, turning once half way.