Cajun-Style Spiced Pork Chops

Cajun-Style Spiced Pork Chops
Cajun-Style Spiced Pork Chops. National Pork Board
  • Total: 22 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4 to 6
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
450 Calories
26g Fat
1g Carbs
49g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 450
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 149mg 50%
Sodium 1092mg 47%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 49g
Calcium 74mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

You can make up this Cajun rub in large batches and keep it on hand for topping everything from these pork chops to your morning eggs.


  • 4-6 center cut bone-in pork chops (about 2-2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL paprika
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons/12.5 mL salt
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL each onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne
  • 3/4 teaspoon/3.75 mL each white pepper, black pepper, dried thyme, oregano

Steps to Make It

Mix all ingredients except pork and store in an airtight container. Rub chops with rub. Prepare medium-hot fire and grill chops over indirect heat for 5-6 minutes on each side. Chops are ready when internal temperature is 160 degrees F. (75 degrees C.), as measured with an instant-read thermometer.