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Grilled Jerk Pork Chops

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A seasoning mix that originated in Jamaica, jerk is popular throughout the Caribbean in the preparation of meats such as pork and chicken for grilling. Jerk seasoning typically includes chilies, onion, allspice, and thyme.

Yield

2
servings

Prep

15
min

Cook

5
min

Ready

20
min
Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb

Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
¼ cup onions
chopped
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1 teaspoon thyme
crumbled
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1 teaspoon sugar
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1 teaspoon salt
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½ teaspoon black pepper
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½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
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½ teaspoon allspice
ground
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teaspoon nutmeg
freshly grated
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teaspoon cinnamon
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2 pork chops
1/2 inch thick
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Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
59 ml onions
chopped
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5 ml thyme
crumbled
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5 ml sugar
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5 ml salt
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2.5 ml black pepper
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2.5 ml cayenne pepper
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2.5 ml allspice
ground
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0.6 ml nutmeg
freshly grated
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0.6 ml cinnamon
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2 each pork chops
1/2 inch thick
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Directions

Prepare grill. Mince and mash onion to a coarse paste with thyme, sugar, salt, and spices. Pat pork chops dry and rub all over with jerk paste.

Grill pork on an oiled rack set 5 to 6 inches over glowing coals 4 minutes on each side, or until just cooked through.

Alternatively, pork may be grilled in a hot well-seasoned ridged grill pan over moderately high heat.



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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 26g (0.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 188% from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1180mg 49%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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