Southwest Summer Pork Chops

Southwest Summer Pork Chops

Southwest Summer Pork Chops

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


These Southwest Summer Pork Chops get their zesty appeal from a simple combination of herbs and seasoning.   We love the seasoning blend on pork, but you can also use it in chicken.  It gives foods a terrific taste without added salt.  (This recipe is Diabetic Friendly!!)

              Sandy Shortt                                                      Cedarville, Ohio


Southwest Summer Pork Chops Recipe

Southwest Summer Pork Chops

4 tsp. dried minced onion

2 tsp. ground cumin

1 tsp. cornstarch

1 tsp. chill powder

1 tsp. dried minced garlic

½ tsp. dried oregano

½ tsp. paprika

¼ tsp. cayenne pepper

6 bone-in pork loin chops (about ¾ inch thick and 7 oz. each)

¼ cup barbecue sauce

2 Tbsp. lemon juice

In a small bowl, combine the first (8) eight ingredients; rub over pork chops.  In a large resealable plastic bag, combine barbecue sauce and lemon juice; add pork chops.  Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 1-2 hours.

Discard marinade.  Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.  Grill chops, covered, over medium heat or boil 4 inches from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145 F.  Let stand for 5 minutes before servings.        6 serving

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