Bring On the “Mojo” Pork ChopsPork
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.
- 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)
- 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.
PER SERVING *
|Calories190Calories from Fat100|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
|Calories from Fat100|
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.