Lechon Asado Mojo Marinated Fresh Pork Chops

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes


4 Smithfield® Prime Center Cut Boneless Pork Chops
Juice of 1 orange
Juice of 1 lemon
Juice of 1 lime
1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup fresh parsley
1 cup cilantro
1 ½ cloves garlic
½ shallot
¼ cup kosher salt
½ teaspoon ground cumin


1. For Mojo Marinade, combine all ingredients in blender or food processor; blend until smooth. Rub pork chops with marinade; cover and refrigerate 2 to 8 hours.
2. Place baking sheet on center rack in oven; heat oven to 400°F. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove chops from marinade and place in skillet to brown, about 2 minutes per side; remove from skillet.
3. Arrange chops on baking sheet in oven. Roast until internal temperature reaches 145°F. to 160°F., turning after 3 minutes. Let stand 3 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories 210
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 400mg
Total Carbohydrate 2g
Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 24g

Nutrition information for this recipe is approximate and derived based upon supplier information and available reference data. These values may change based on substitutions or additions of ingredients or cooking technique.

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