Smoky Pan-Grilled Pork Chops

Smoky Pan-Grilled Pork ChopsRecipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Rain or shine, get the flavor of grilled pork chops with smoky seasonings such as hot smoked paprika and toasted cumin seeds.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 chop)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 224
Fat 11.5 g
Satfat 4.1 g
Monofat 5.2 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 24.8 g
Carbohydrate 4.3 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 201 mg
Calcium 47 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon cumin seeds
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut pork chops
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Cook cumin seeds in a small skillet over medium heat 1 minute or until fragrant, stirring frequently. Place in a clean coffee grinder or blender; process until ground. Combine ground cumin, sugar, paprika, salt, and pepper; rub evenly over pork.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork to pan; cook 5 minutes on each side or until done.