For a pleasant change from ordinary pork chops on the grill, give this spicy marinated version a try. This easy recipe is delicious.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Trim fat from chops. Place chops in a sealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. Combine brown sugar, oil, orange juice, cilantro, vinegar, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, ground red pepper (if desired), cinnamon and garlic in a small bowl. Pour over chops; seal bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours to 24 hours, turning occasionally.

  • Drain chops, discarding marinade. For a charcoal grill, grill chops on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 12 to 15 minutes or until chops are done (160 degrees F), turning once halfway through grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place chops on grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above.)

Nutrition Facts

188.9 calories; protein 25.2g 50% DV; carbohydrates 3.4g 1% DV; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.3g 1% DV; sugars 2.4g; fat 7.4g 11% DV; saturated fat 2.1g 11% DV; cholesterol 70.8mg 24% DV; vitamin a iu 215.3IU 4% DV; vitamin c 3mg 5% DV; folatemcg; calcium 27.8mg 3% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; magnesium 26.9mg 10% DV; potassium 384.3mg 11% DV; sodium 170.6mg 7% DV.

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