Grilled Tequila Lime Boneless Pork Loin Chops

Print Friendly

Summer’s here and so is traditional grilling season with holidays galore to give you plenty of reasons to grill. In our house Tall & Handsome is the grillmaster.

Today’s recipe is a version of a grilled chicken we make. Several years ago when my daddy had bypass surgery I was living out of state at the time. We made a trip home as soon as we could – just within a week or so.

By then, Daddy was out of the hospital and home. Momma told me Daddy’s appetite wasn’t very good, and I could understand why. Daddy has always liked a lot of spice and flavor in his food – and sometimes a little heat. Being very mindful of his post-surgery diet, T & H and I took ingredients with us to make a meal just for Daddy. We made the chicken version of this. Mom said it was the best she had seen Daddy eat since he had been home from the hospital.

T & H and I grilled up this boneless pork version a couple of weekends ago and l-o-v-e-d it.

Be sure you give the pork plenty of time to marinate to absorb the flavors – I recommend overnight. Serve with your favorite sides and you have your next cookout favorite.

Grilled Tequila Lime Boneless Pork Loin Chops

1 cup fresh lime juice

1/2 cup tequila

1/2 cup fresh orange juice

1 jalapeno, minced (to reduce the heat, seed and devein the pepper)

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 tablespoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

4 – 6 boneless pork loin chops

  1. Prepare marinade in a bowl and combine well.
  2. Place chops in a non-metal container  or zip lock bag. Pour the marinade over the chops, seal and refrigerate overnight. Turn occasionally.
  3. The next day, remove from marinade. For 3/4 to 1 inch thick chops grill for 10 – 15 minutes over direct medium heat. For 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 inch chops, grill for 14 – 18 minutes (sear 8 minutes on direct high; grill 6 – 10 minutes on indirect medium heat).

Grilled Tequila Lime Boneless Pork Loin Chops

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy!!

© 2016 Beverly Hicks Burch All Rights Reserved.

 

Save

Leave a Reply