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Grilled Pork Chops with Garlic Lime Mojo
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7 INGREDIENTS • 4 STEPS • 2HRS 20MINS

Grilled Pork Chops with Garlic Lime Mojo

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Inch thick, center cut, bone in, pork chops marinated in orange, lime, oregano and garlic, garlic and more garlic then char grilled to porky perfection. Marinate the pork for an hour or two before hand, or even overnight.
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Inch thick, center cut, bone in, pork chops marinated in orange, lime, oregano and garlic, garlic and more garlic then char grilled to porky perfection. Marinate the pork for an hour or two before hand, or even overnight.
2HRS 20MINS
Total Time
$1.71
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
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Garlic Lime Mojo
Garlic
8 cloves
Garlic, chopped
Orange
1
Large Orange
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1/3 cup
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
Fresh Oregano
2 Tbsp
Fresh Oregano, chopped
Ground Cumin
1 tsp
Ground Cumin
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
158
Fat
18.4 g
Protein
--
Carbs
--
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Author's Notes

Cuban Mojo is traditionally made with sour oranges which can be difficult to find. Combining fresh orange and lime juices gives you a close approximation - and tastes fantastic.
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step 1
Make the Mojo by mixing: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (1/3 cup), Fresh Oregano (2 Tbsp), the juice and zest of Limes (2) and Orange (1). Add in Garlic (8 cloves) and Ground Cumin (1 tsp).
step 1 Make the Mojo by mixing: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (1/3 cup), Fresh Oregano (2 Tbsp), the juice and zest of Limes (2) and Orange (1). Add in Garlic (8 cloves) and Ground Cumin (1 tsp).
step 2
Marinate the Center-Cut Pork Chops (4) (pork chops should be about 1-inch thick) in the mojo for at least an hour or two and up to overnight.
step 2 Marinate the Center-Cut Pork Chops (4) (pork chops should be about 1-inch thick) in the mojo for at least an hour or two and up to overnight.
step 3
Prepare a grill for direct heat cooking. Grill the thick center cut pork chops over a high flame until done to your liking. About 6 minutes per side for medium, 8 to 9 minutes per side for well.
step 3 Prepare a grill for direct heat cooking. Grill the thick center cut pork chops over a high flame until done to your liking. About 6 minutes per side for medium, 8 to 9 minutes per side for well.
step 4
Allow to rest for a couple of minutes and enjoy!
step 4 Allow to rest for a couple of minutes and enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
4th of July
Gluten-Free
Grill
BBQ
Caribbean
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Pork
Father's Day
Summer
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