Coriander- and Cumin-Rubbed Pork Chops


Pork chops rubbed with cumin and garlic — simple but flavorful. For an even more potent result, toast and grind the spices yourself.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 2 boneless pork loin chops

  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Mix salt, cumin, coriander, garlic, and 1 tablespoon olive oil to form a paste. Season pork chops with salt and pepper, and rub with paste.

  2. Heat remaining olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, and cook pork chops, about 5 minutes on each side, to an internal temperature of 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

278 Calories
22g Fat
5g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 278
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 615mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 71mg 5%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 313mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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