Cuban-Style Grilled Pork Chops

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Latin flavors work well with pork. Be sure to get the thick-cut pork chops for the best flavor and don’t overcook, which dries pork out.


4          thick-cut boneless pork chops, about 2½ pounds in total

¼         cup olive oil

½         teaspoon dried oregano

½         teaspoon ground cumin

¼ to ½ teaspoon kosher salt

            pinch freshly ground black pepper

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving

Calories 564 (53% from fat) • carb. 5g • pro. 59g • fat 33g • sat. fat 9g

• chol. 196mg • sod. 255mg • calc. 65mg • f iber 0g


1.  Put all of the ingredients in a shallow glass baking dish, turning chops to coat. Cover and marinate for 1 to 2 hours.

2.  Once pork has marinated, preheat the griddle.

3.  Grill for about 7 minutes, depending on thickness.

4.  Remove chops from grill and let rest until internal temperature is about 140˚F.

Serving tips: These are great with spicy grilled potatoes and vegetables.