Cuban Pork Chops with Mojo

Helene Mulvihill


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!!!


★★★★★ 2 votes

1 Hr 10 Min
30 Min


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


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


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

How to Make Cuban Pork Chops with Mojo


  • 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.
  • 10add wine, orange juice and lime juice, lower heat to simmer.
  • 11slowly simmer for about another 5 to 7 minutes on each side. remove chops and plate.
  • 12return pan to stove with gravy and onions. return heat to boil, then lower again and reduce by about half. spoon over pork chops.

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About Cuban Pork Chops with Mojo

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

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