Mole-Style Pork Chops

Mole-Style Pork Chops Recipe
Randy Mayor
Cocoa powder is the key ingredient to savory mole sauce; it adds a smooth, rich flavor without being overly sweet. Try it on pork or chicken for a delicious, Mexican-inspired dinner.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 180
Caloriesfromfat 32 %
Fat 6.4 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 3 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 25.4 g
Carbohydrate 4.4 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 376 mg
Calcium 11 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon ground chipotle chile peppers
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 (6-ounce) bone-in center-cut pork chops (about 1/2 inch thick)
Cooking spray

Preparation

Heat a grill pan over medium heat.

Combine first 6 ingredients; rub evenly over both sides of pork. Lightly coat pork with cooking spray. Place pork on grill pan; cover and grill 3 minutes on each side or until done. Let stand 3 minutes.

Note:

December 2004
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