Garlic-Lime Pork Chops
photo by PaulaG
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- Rinse pork and place in dish to marinate. Stab pork with a fork till there are plenty holes. Cut the lime in half and squeeze both halves over the pork. Sprinkle salt & pepper and garlic powder over one side of pork. Cover and place in fridge for 20-30 minutes.
- In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil and green onions over medium heat.
- Place pork chops in skillet seasoned side down and sprinkle adobo and creole seasoning on top side of pork. (go heavy on the creole seasoning for a spicy kick).
- Cover and cook for about 7 minutes.
- Uncover and turn pork over. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
- Continue turning pork over every 5 minutes until pork is completely cooked.
- Serve with rice.
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This recipe was found as a result of *PAC Spring 2008* and I marked it for later. Well this is later and I'm very happy that I made the recipe. Some fresh garlic was grated over the chops and lime juice. The creole seasoning was used eliminating the need for the adobo seasoning and additional salt. The lime flavor adds a nice touch.
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I'm 23 yrs old and have been married for about a year. I just recently had a baby girl in July. I'm a stay home mom and I pretty much just learned how to cook. Before I got married, I had no idea how to cook any kind of meat. I could do the basics like boil water, cut vegetables up, make mac & cheese or make anything else that comes out of a box. Now I find myself being very creative in the kitchen and in the past 6 months, I haven't made a meal my husband didn't like. My next task is to start cooking food that they eat in my husbands country, the Bahamas.