Mediterranean-grilled Pork Chops

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 301
Total Fat 16.5 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Sodium 407 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Protein 33 g

Servings and Times

Servings 2

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Brown sugar 1 teaspoon
Fennel seeds, crushed slightly with the side of a large knife 1 teaspoon
Paprika ¾ teaspoon
Garlic powder ¾ teaspoon
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Boneless pork loin chops, visible fat trimmed 2 (6-ounce)
Canola oil 1 teaspoon
  1. Directions
  2. Combine brown sugar, fennel, paprika, garlic, pepper, and salt in a small bowl. Drizzle pork with oil and rub with spice mixture. Set aside.
  3. Prepare grill. Grill pork about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
Exchanges
5 lean meats; 0.5 fat
Side Suggestions: Cherry Tomato Salad
Combine 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes, 2 tablespoons diced red onion, and 1 tablespoon capers in a medium bowl. Toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, and season with ¼ teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 60 calories; 5 g carbohydrate; 1 g protein; 5 g fat (0.5 g sat); 1 g fiber; 425 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 vegetable; 1 fat. Couscous.

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