Caribbean Pork Chops

Egg-free
Nut-free
Low-Calorie
Low-Carbohydrate
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Sodium
Low-Sugar
Weight Management
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
6
Ready in
30 minutes*

Ingredients

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 6 pork loin chops, 1/2-inch thick
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil

Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes*
Cook Time
10 minutes
Ready in
30 minutes*
  1. Place garlic, bay leaf, oregano, salt, pepper, cumin and lime juice in a blender or food processor; blend to make a paste.
  2. Rub chops with spice paste, and place in a glass dish. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Pat chops with paper towels. Add chops to skillet to brown; cook 4 minutes per side or until no longer pink (160°F for medium). Serve hot.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 213, Calories Fat , Total Fat 13g, Saturated Fat 4g, Cholesterol 58mg, Sodium 424mg, Carbohydrate 2g, Protein 21g
Serving Size1
Calories213
Total Fat13g
Total Fat (extra)20
Saturated Fat4g
Saturated Fat (extra)22
Cholesterol58mg
Cholesterol (extra)19
Sodium424mg
Sodium (extra)18
Potassium368mg
Carbohydrate2g
Carbohydrate (extra)1
Fiber0g
Fiber (extra)1
Sugars0g
Protein21g
Omega30g
Vitamin A23IU
Vitamin C5mg
Vitamin C (extra)9
Iron0mg
Iron (extra)5