Grilled Cuban-Style Pork Chops

Cuban Style Pork Chop
Regarding BBQ Inc.
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 40 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
104 Calories
7g Fat
2g Carbs
7g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 104
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 225mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 8mg 38%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 129mg 3%
*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.)

This pork chop recipe is the perfect make-ahead meal. Put everything together to marinate the meat and when meal time comes, just throw the chops on a hot grill and you'll be ready to eat in 20 minutes.


  • 6 pork chops, about 1-inch thick

  • 1/4 cup orange juice

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 1 teaspoons kosher salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Place pork chops in a resealable plastic bag.

  3. Combine orange juice, garlic, lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, salt, and pepper and pour over meat. Seal bag and allow meat to marinate for 4 to 8 hours in refrigerator.

  4. Preheat grill to medium heat. Remove pork chops from bag and discard marinade.

  5. Place chops on grill and cook for 10 to 12 minutes per side. When internal temperature of pork reaches 160 F, remove from heat and serve.  

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