Bring On the “Mojo” Pork Chops

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Bring On the “Mojo” Pork Chops
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Description

Guy Fieri, celebrity chef and television personality, creates a chop recipe for summertime entertaining.  Do not let the ingredients fool you.  This quick marinated recipe is a great way to enjoy your backyard grill.  Serve with fresh tomato salad and grilled corn on the cob.

Ingredients

4 bone-in ribeye pork chops (1 1/4 to 1 1/2-inch thick)
1 1/4 cups orange juice
3/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons dried leaves oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 red onion (chopped, 1/4 cup)
2 cloves garlic (chopped, about 1 teaspoon)
1/4 cup white wine
1 cup watercress
1 roma tomatoes (chopped)
1/2 avocado (ripe, sliced)

Directions

1Place pork in large, resealable plastic bag. Add 1 cup orange juice, 1/2 cup lime juice, and the vinegar; close bag to seal. Turn bag to evenly coat pork with marinade. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes, turning bag occasionally.
2Meanwhile, in small mixing bowl add and combine all dry spices.
3Lightly oil cold grill rack; preheat gas grill to medium-high. Remove pork from marinade; discard marinade in bag. Sprinkle and rub both sides of chops with spice mixture.
4Grill chops, uncovered, over direct heat for 12-16 minutes or until internal temperature of pork reaches 145 degrees F., turning chops over halfway during grilling. Transfer chops to cutting board. Loosely cover with foil; let rest for 5 minutes.
5Meanwhile, in a medium sauté pan, over medium heat, heat olive oil, add onions and sauté for 2 minutes; then add garlic, continue to cook about 1 minute more or until garlic begins to brown. Remove sauté pan from heat. Add remaining 1/4 cup orange juice, 1/4 cup lime juice, and the white wine. Bring to boil; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until liquid is reduce to half of the amount.
6To serve, pour sauce over chops. Garnish with watercress, tomato and avocado.
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NutritionView more

190Calories
Sodium75%DV1810mg
Fat17%DV11g
Protein4%DV2g
Carbs7%DV20g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories190Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat11g17%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium1810mg75%
Potassium510mg15%
Protein2g4%
Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate20g7%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars9g18%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.