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Cuban Pork Chops Recipe

Looking for an easy Cuban Pork Chops recipe? Learn how to make Cuban Pork Chops using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jbaker55

Makes 4 servings



Cuban flavored chops with a syrupy sauce. Serve with spinach or swiss chard. Another good choice is cooked carrots sauteed with red peppers. Serve with plain buttered rice.

Recipe Ingredients for Cuban Pork Chops

32 ounce porkchops, center-cut, boneless
4 garlic cloves
1 tbsp olive oil
1/3 cup lime juice, fresh
3/4 tsp ground cumin
1/4 cup water

Recipe Directions for Cuban Pork Chops

  1. Thinly slice garlic. Dry porkchops with paper towels. Season generously with salt.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stand and brown fat edge, about 2 minutes.

  3. Brown first side, about 2 minutes. Turn over and brown 1 minute more.

  4. Scatter garlic around the chops & cook, stirring, 15 seeconds. Add lime juice & water.

  5. Cook uncovered, turning chops once or twice, until done and 1/4 cup syrupy juices remain, 6-8 minutes. Transfer chops to plates and sprinkle with cuminand freshly ground pepper.

Categories

Pork, First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 268.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
549
Calories from Fat
273
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
30.3g
47%
Saturated Fat
10.2g
51%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
159mg
53%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
1073mg
31%
Total Carbohydrates
2.9g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
63.1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 2% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in thiamin
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