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Photo: Kana Okada; Styling: Sara Quessenberry Photo by: Photo: Kana Okada; Styling: Sara Quessenberry

Spice-Rubbed Pork Chops

A hint of brown sugar rounds out the flavors of the smoky, robust spice rub. Although this recipe serves two people, you can easily double or even triple the ingredients to serve more.

Cooking Light OCTOBER 2009

  • Yield: 2 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop)
  • Total:12 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 193
  • Fat: 9.8g
  • Saturated fat: 2.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Protein: 23.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.7g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 65mg
  • Iron: 0.8mg
  • Sodium: 109mg
  • Calcium: 27mg
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