Spice-Rubbed Pork Chops

Spice-Rubbed Pork ChopsRecipe
Photo: Kana Okada; Styling: Sara Quessenberry

Serve a fragrant six-ingredient pork dish for a smoky-sweet dinner in less than 15 minutes.


2 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop)

Total time: 12 Minutes

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Total: 12 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 193
Fat 9.8 g
Satfat 2.8 g
Monofat 5.3 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 23.9 g
Carbohydrate 0.7 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 109 mg
Calcium 27 mg


2 (4-ounce) boneless pork loin chops (about 3/4 inch thick)
1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil


1. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork with 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt. Combine coriander, cumin, and sugar in a shallow bowl. Sprinkle spice mixture over 1 side of pork. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add pork to pan, spice side down. Cook 2 minutes or until browned. Turn pork over, and cook 4 minutes or until done.