AuthorMike EgrieCategoryDifficultyIntermediate
Lechon Asado Mojo Marinated Pork Chops
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time12 minsTotal Time22 mins
 4 center cut boneless pork chops
 1 orange, juiced
 1 lemon, juiced
 1 lime, juiced
 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
 2 tsp TABASCO® brand pepper sauce (or to taste)
 1 cup fresh parsley
 1 cup cilantro
 1 clove garlic
 ½ shallot
 ¼ cup kosher salt
 ½ tsp ground cumin
1

For Mojo Marinade, combine all ingredients (except for the pork) 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 turning after 3 minutes. Let stand 3 minutes before serving.

*2 hour marinate time extra

Make it a Meal: Serve with brown rice and sautéed spinach

Make it Gluten Free: Dependent on using a Gluten Free tabasco sauce.

Culinary:
Lechon asado is a roast or grilled whole suckling pig found dish found in South America, the Caribbean and also the Philippines.

Ingredients

 4 center cut boneless pork chops
 1 orange, juiced
 1 lemon, juiced
 1 lime, juiced
 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
 2 tsp TABASCO® brand pepper sauce (or to taste)
 1 cup fresh parsley
 1 cup cilantro
 1 clove garlic
 ½ shallot
 ¼ cup kosher salt
 ½ tsp ground cumin

Directions

1

For Mojo Marinade, combine all ingredients (except for the pork) 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 turning after 3 minutes. Let stand 3 minutes before serving.

Lechon Asado Mojo Marinated Pork Chops
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