Friday, May 23, 2014

Cuban Grilled Pork Chops

Here are some fun photos with my 3Bs! I went with Meg on her first grocery store run with 2 kids on Tuesday, then we headed back to the house, Em came over and we made dinner and watched Pitch Perfect! It was a very fun night. 

Sarah wanted to take a selfie with us!
Sarah was not interested in the movie, she wanted to play princess. Meg is breast feeding while playing dress up, and watching the movie, such a good mom!
 This little man has stolen all of our hearts, he is so sweet!
 This was last Saturday. We went to Laguna for lunch to celebrate Em's birthday!

I have never been much of a pork chop person. These were delicious! Have I mentioned lately that I LOVE my grill?!

Cuban Grilled Pork Chops
2-4 thickly sliced pork chops

Marinate:
1/4 cup orange juice
juice of 1 lime
1 Tbsp canola oil
1/2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
1/4 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
1 pinch of salt and pepper

Citrus Vinaigrette:
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp white wine vinegar
1 tsp yellow mustard
2 Tbsp orange juice
1/2 lime juiced
1 Tbsp chopped cilantro
1/2 tsp dried oregano
pinch of salt and pepper


Blend together all the marinate ingredients.

Add marinate to pork chops and allow it to marinate for 1-2 hours.
Blend together the ingredients of the dressing, except for the oil. Then add the oil while blending.
Set dressing in refrigerator until ready to use.
Grill pork chops for 3-4 minutes per side.

Serve pork chops topped with citrus vinaigrette. 

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