Christmas Recipes

Chipotle-Lime Marinated Grilled Pork Chops


4 boneless or bone-in chops. about 1-1/4 inches thick
1 dried chipotle chile. rehydrated and minced.***
2 teaspoons oregano
2 crushed garlic cloves
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
1/2 teaspoon salt


Place chops in a large self-sealing plastic bag; combine remaining ingredients in a
small bowl and pour ever chops. Seal bag and refrigerate for 4-24 hours. Remove
chops from marinade (discarding marinade) and grill over medium-hot coals for a
total of 12-15 minutes. turning to brown evenly. Serve chops immediately.
**To rehydrate. cover chile with hot water for 10 minutes. let stand at room
temperature. Drain and use as directed. Seed chile. if desired. to reduce piquancy a bit.
*** Always wear rubber gloves when handling hot chiles.

Makes 2-4 Servings
Prep Time: 4 hr
Cook Time: 20 min

Added On: 2005-09-10
Submitted By: Staff
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