Easy Pan-Grilled Pork Chops With Spicy Rub

Pork Chop Dinner
Pan-Grilled Pork Chops. D. Rattray
  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 Servings
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These great-tasting spicy pork chops are enhanced with a savory rub, then the chops are broiled or pan-grilled to perfection.

What You'll Need

  • 4 to 6 pork chops (boneless)
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle chile powder (or other red pepper)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • About 1/8 teaspoon fresh black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (to coat grill or rack)

How to Make It

  1. Combine seasonings and rub all over pork. Let the chops stand at room temperature for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Coat the grill pan or broiler rack with olive oil.
  3. Pan grill over medium heat or broil about 4 to inches from heat source for about 6 minutes.
  4. Turn and grill for 6 to 8 minutes longer, until chops are cooked through.
  5. The time depends on the thickness of chops, but check to make sure the chops are at least 145 F in the center of the thickest chop.
  1. Serve with potatoes and a green vegetable.

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