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Pork with Sweet-Spiced Caribbean Rub

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Looking for a grilled dinner that's ready in 20 minutes? Then try this sweet and spicy pork dish that adds Caribbean flavors to your meal. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
tablespoon packed dark brown sugar
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1 1/2
teaspoons ground allspice
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/8
teaspoon ground cloves
4
boneless pork loin chops, 1/2 inch thick (about 3/4 lb)
2
teaspoons olive or canola oil

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix all ingredients except pork chops and oil until well blended. Place pork on large plate; spoon 1/4 teaspoon oil on each side of pork. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon spice mixture over each side. With fingers, rub into pork.
  • 2
    When grill is heated, place pork on gas grill over medium-high heat or on charcoal grill over medium-high coals. Cook uncovered 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until pork is browned and slightly pink in center.

Expert Tips

"The sweet-hot seasoning gives the pork chops the flavor associated with the term "jerk." Grilled fresh pineapple spears would add another tropical flavor." Sally

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Potassium
260mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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