Grilled Cuban-Style Pork Chops

Cuban Style Pork Chop
Regarding BBQ Inc.
  • 39 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 24 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
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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.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. Place pork chops in a resealable plastic bag. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over meat. Seal bag and allow the meat to marinate for 4 to 8 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat grill to medium heat. Remove pork chops from bag and discard marinade. 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.  
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 477
    Total Fat 28 g
    Saturated Fat 8 g
    Unsaturated Fat 12 g
    Cholesterol 134 mg
    Sodium 507 mg
    Carbohydrates 10 g
    Dietary Fiber 1 g
    Protein 45 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)