Cuban Pork Chops with Mojo

Helene Mulvihill

By
@WeBakeinTX

Original Recipe from Guy Fieri. I just changed it up a little bit. Its fabulous and a big hit at my house!
I served them with Sofrito Mashed Potatoes, yummm!!!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

MARINADE

1 c
orange juice
1/2 c
pineapple juice
1/4 c
white vinegar
juice from 2 limes

RUB

1 1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1 Tbsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
dried minced onion
1 Tbsp
black pepper
1 1/2 Tbsp
salt
1 1/2 Tbsp
oregano

IN FRY PAIN

6 large
1 inch thick pork chops with bones
3 Tbsp
oil for frying
1/4 c
chopped red onion
2 Tbsp
minced garlic
1/2 c
white wine
1/2 c
orange juice
juice from 1 more lime

Step-By-Step

1mix marinade, pour into ziplock bag with pork chops and put in fridge for 1/2 to 2 hours

2remove pork chops from bag, disgard juice and bag. Pat chops dry with paper towels

3heat oil in fry pan

4note---I had to use 2, side-by-side fry pans to make 6 large chops

5rub both sides of each chop with the pre-mixed rub.

6in each hot fry pan place 3 chops. fry for a few minutes until 1st side is seared.

7flip chops, add onions all around the edges and middle, wherever you can fit them

8lower heat and cook for 2 or 3 more minutes, add garlic and cook until garlic starts to become brown.

9note--- the trick here is to sear both sides of these chops nicely before deglazing.

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10add wine, orange juice and lime juice, lower heat to simmer.

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11slowly simmer for about another 5 to 7 minutes on each side. remove chops and plate.

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12return pan to stove with gravy and onions. return heat to boil, then lower again and reduce by about half. spoon over pork chops.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork, Steaks and Chops
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Cuban
Hashtags: #Cuban, #mojo