Grilled Pork Chops in Adobo

Grilled Pork Chops In Adobo Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


The secret to grilling pork chops is to use medium-low heat so they remain juicy. Adobo marinade is a fragrant paste of garlic, herbs, cumin and sour citrus juice that is used extensively in Latin America and Cuba. The sauce goes well with chicken, too.


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15 Min
15 Min


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1 tsp
chopped garlic
1/4 c
lime juice
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
chopped fresh oregano (or 1/4 tsp dried)
1 tsp
2 Tbsp
olive oil
salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
rib or loin chops, 1 inch thick

How to Make Grilled Pork Chops in Adobo


  • 1Combine garlic, lime juice, cumin, oregano, paprika, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • 2Pour over pork chops and marinate for 1 hour at room temperature or refrigerate overnight.
  • 3Grill pork chops on medium-low heat for 4 minutes. Turn chops and grill for 4 minutes. Turn and repeat, grilling for 14 to 16 minutes in total, until just cooked.

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About Grilled Pork Chops in Adobo

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Latin American

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