Grilled Garlic Lime Pork Chops Recipe

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This is a super simple recipe and the combination of flavors is fantastic. We served it with a flavorful quinoa dish. We were tempted to put the sauces on the pork as we were grilling it, but we stuck with the recipe. It turned out wonderfully, and it enabled two of our less venturesome kids to enjoy the salt & pepper pork without the sauce. If you're looking for a simple and flavorful grilled dish, give this a try!

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Servings: 6
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Ingredients

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  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried hot red-pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 6 (1/2-inch-thick) boneless pork chops

Directions

  1. Stir together lime juice, garlic, red-pepper flakes, and 1/4 teaspoon salt, then add oil in a slow stream, whisking well. Stir in the cilantro.
  2. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat. Pound the pork chops if necessary to get them to 1/2 inch thick, then pat pork dry and season liberally with salt and pepper. Oil grill rack or spray oil directly on the chops, then grill pork chops, covered, turning over once, until just cooked through, 6 to 7 minutes total. Serve drizzled with some vinaigrette, and with remainder on the side.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 23g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 110  
Calories from Fat 106 96%
Total Fat 12.01g 15%
Saturated Fat 1.66g 7%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 98mg 4%
Potassium 18mg 1%
Total Carbs 1.15g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 0.18g 0%
Protein 0.11g 0%
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  • John Spottiswood
    This may not be the best picture ever, but these were fantastic. The key is to salt and pepper them liberally and don't over grill them. You can let them sit for a few minutes after you pull them off. When you slice them, they should be juicy. YUM!
    I've cooked/tasted this recipe!
    • Arturo Féliz-Camilo
      Garlic? pork chops? does it get any better?!

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      • Claudia lamascolo
        September 28, 2011
        I absolutely love lime on many meats, I cant beleive I never thought about pork, this is a great idea, and the taste has to be awesome... I bet even a little avocado salsa on the side would be awesome too! I love it has a little heat in there got to try this adding this to my folder for sure!

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