Grilled Cuban-Style Pork Chops

Cuban Style Pork Chop
Regarding BBQ Inc.
  • Total: 39 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 24 mins
  • Servings: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
477 Calories
28g Fat
10g Carbs
45g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 477
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 134mg 45%
Sodium 507mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 45g
Calcium 123mg 9%
*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/60 mL orange juice
  • 2 to 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons/ 30 mL lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoons/10 mL salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon/5 mL red pepper flakes

Steps to Make It

  1. Place pork chops in a resealable plastic bag.

  2. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over meat. Seal bag and allow the meat to marinate for 4 to 8 hours in the refrigerator.

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

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

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