American Pride Pork Chop
Complete this American pork chop meal with baked potato or mashed potatoes and corn on the cob.
4 bone-in loin pork chops, 1-inch thick
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
1/2 teaspoon coarse black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
- Combine the brown sugar, salt, pepper, allspice and thyme leaves in a small bowl. Rub both sides of pork chops with herb mixture. Let stand 15 to 30 minutes. Discard any remaining herb mixture.
- Prepare a medium-hot fire in grill.
- Pat pork chops dry while being careful not to remove the rub.
- Grill chops, over direct heat, turning once, to medium doneness or until the internal temperature reaches 155°F (approximately 65°C), about 3 to 4 minutes per side.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 160 calories; Protein: 16 grams; Fat: 9 grams; Sodium: 770 milligram; Cholesterol: 55 milligrams; Saturated Fat: 3 grams; Carbohydrates: 3 grams; Fiber: 0 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.