Cuban Spice Marinated Pork Chops

Cuban Spice Marinated Pork Chops

Cuban Spice Marinated Pork Chops

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Want all the flavor without the heat? This recipe is a go-to for those seeking something truly delicious without too much effort. Prepare to be amazed by the incredible taste achieved with just a few simple ingredients, including our Cuban Spice.

We've chosen to kick start it with pork chops, but its is versatile enough to pair with a variety of affordable proteins such as chicken or seafood.

Get ready to savor all the flavor this Caribbean-inspired marinade brings. You're going to want to add this one to your personal recipe box.
Yields
4.0 servings
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time
10 min 15 min 25 min
Cuban Spice Marinated Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • Zest of 1 lime
  • Zest of 1 orange 
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon Cuban spice, ground
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Pacific Flake Sea Salt
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 3-4 bone-in pork chops, approximately 1 inch thick  

Directions

In a medium sized bowl add the lime zest, orange zest, lime juice, olive oil, orange juice, Cuban Spicesalt, and cilantro.

Stir until combined. Place the pork chops in the bowl with the marinade and flip to evenly coat. Marinate in the fridge for 1 hour or overnight.

Preheat oven to 400ºF

Place a large cast iron skillet over medium high heat until near smoking. Pan sear the pork chops for 3 minutes, then flip them so the golden side is facing up.

Finish the pork chops in the oven for 10 minutes or until they reach an internal temperature of 145 ºF.

Cuban Spice Marinated Pork Chops

Cuban Spice Marinated Pork Chops

COOK TIME: 15.0

  • Zest of 1 lime
  • Zest of 1 orange 
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon Cuban spice, ground
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Pacific Flake Sea Salt
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 3-4 bone-in pork chops, approximately 1 inch thick  

In a medium sized bowl add the lime zest, orange zest, lime juice, olive oil, orange juice, Cuban Spicesalt, and cilantro.

Stir until combined. Place the pork chops in the bowl with the marinade and flip to evenly coat. Marinate in the fridge for 1 hour or overnight.

Preheat oven to 400ºF

Place a large cast iron skillet over medium high heat until near smoking. Pan sear the pork chops for 3 minutes, then flip them so the golden side is facing up.

Finish the pork chops in the oven for 10 minutes or until they reach an internal temperature of 145 ºF.

Cuban Spice Marinated Pork Chops

Want all the flavor without the heat? This recipe is a go-to for those seeking something truly delicious without too much effort. Prepare to be amazed by the incredible taste achieved with just a few simple ingredients, including our Cuban Spice.

We've chosen to kick start it with pork chops, but its is versatile enough to pair with a variety of affordable proteins such as chicken or seafood.

Get ready to savor all the flavor this Caribbean-inspired marinade brings. You're going to want to add this one to your personal recipe box.
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