Grilled Southwestern Pork Chops

Yippee-ay-oh-so-good! Chili powder, cumin, red pepper and garlic rub these flavorful chops just the right way.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon chili powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
large clove garlic, finely chopped
8
pork loin or rib chops, about 1/2 inch thick (about 2 lb)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In small bowl, mix all ingredients except pork; rub evenly on both sides of pork. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place pork on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, turning frequently, until no longer pink in center.
  • 1 In small bowl, mix all ingredients except pork; rub evenly on both sides of pork. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place pork on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, turning frequently, until no longer pink in center.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To keep food from sticking and to make cleanup a breeze, brush the grill rack with vegetable oil or spritz with cooking spray before heating the grill.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.