Grilled Southwestern Pork Chops

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

  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
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