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Grilled Yucatacan Pork Steaks

Grilled Yucatacan Pork SteaksThis classic grilled pork dish from the Yucatan—Poc Chuc—is simplicity personified, but it's loaded with flavor. Accompany with guacamole, warm corn tortillas and a corn and black bean salad in vinaigrette.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 boneless pork blade steaks, about 1/2-inch thick
1 large red onion, sliced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1 lime, cut into 8 wedges

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare medium-hot fire in grill.
  2. Season pork steaks with salt and cayenne.
  3. Place pork and onion slices directly over fire; grill pork for 8 to 10 minutes, turning once.
  4. Grill onion, turning as necessary to brown evenly, for about 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. Place grilled pork and onion on serving platter; squeeze some fresh lime juice over and serve with remaining lime wedges.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 160 calories Protein 16 grams Fat 8 grams Sodium 640 milligrams Cholesterol 50 milligrams Saturated Fat 3 grams Carbohydrates 5 grams Fiber 0 grams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.