Cuban Style Pork Chops

Recipe by Kaccy G.
READY IN: 22mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the grill to high.
  • In a large baking dish, mix together 1/2 cup orange juice, 1/4 cup lime juice, 3 tablespoons oregano, the garlic, cumin, and canola oil.
  • Add the pork and turn to coat.
  • Cover and let marinate for at least 15 minutes and up to 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  • Remove the pork from the marinade and pat dry.
  • Place the chops on a flat surface, cut-side up and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place 1 slice of cheese, 2 slices of ham, a few slices of pickle and another slice of cheese on 1 half of the chop.
  • Fold over brush the top with oil and season with salt and pepper. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  • Place the chops on the grill, oil side down and grill until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Flip the chops over and continue grilling until the bottom is golden brown and the cheese has melted, 2 to 3 minutes longer.
  • Whisk the remaining orange and lime juices, oregano, and the cilantro with the olive oil and salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Spoon over the chops and serve.
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