Grilled Chile Rubbed Pork Chops

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons New Mexican chili powder
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 6 pork chops 6-ounce


  • In a large bowl, add olive oil, chile powder, garlic, thyme, cumin, honey, allspice and sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • On an outdoor or indoor grill heat olive oil over medium high heat and grill pork 7 to 8 minutes per side until cooked through. Remove and thinly slice pork.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed cauliflower and steamed small new red potatoes tossed with a little butter and chopped parsley.
VEGETARIAN: Use tofu instead of pork chops.
GLUTEN FREE: No changes necessary.
NUTRITION: 301 Calories; 20g Fat (60.2% calories from fat); 24g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 74mg Cholesterol; 99mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
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