Sonoran Spiced Pork Chops

When you need a head start on supper, rub the Mexican-style spice mixture on the chops the day before. These pork chops are also great for the grill. The cooking time will be about the same.


4 servings (serving size: 1 chop)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 12 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 187
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Protein 24.8 g
Carbohydrate 4.1 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Iron 2.5 mg
Sodium 493 mg
Caloriesfromfat 35 %
Fiber 2.5 g
Calcium 68 mg


2 tablespoons ground cumin
1 tablespoon ground coriander
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon dried thyme
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork chops (about 3/4 inch thick)
Cooking spray
4 lemon wedges


Prepare broiler.

Combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl; rub spice mixture onto both sides of pork chops.

Place chops on rack of a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; broil 6 to 8 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with lemon wedges.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2008