Cuban Pork Chops

Oxmoor House
Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 8 minutes. Choose a banana that is firm, yet ripe, so that it will hold its shape when cooked.
2 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop and about 1/4 cup banana mixture)


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2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut pork loin chops (about 1/2 inch thick)
Cooking spray
1 banana, diagonally cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1 large garlic clove, minced
2 teaspoons grated lime rind
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (about 1/2 lime)


Combine first 4 ingredients; rub spice mixture evenly over both sides of pork.

Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add pork, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until done. Transfer pork to a plate, and keep warm.

Coat pan with cooking spray; add banana and garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in lime rind and juice; cook 30 seconds.

Place pork chops on plates; spoon banana mixture over pork.

Created date

April 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 244
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 8 g
Satfat 2.8 g
Monofat 3.2 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 26.9 g
Carbohydrate 16.4 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 352 mg
Calcium 48 mg