Easy Mexicali Pork Chops

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 15 min.
With south-of-the-border flair, this is a quick-and-easy main course that's sure to please the whole family.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork chops, 3/4-inch thick
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning, (1/4 cup)
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • salsa, optional

Directions

  • Rub pork chops on both sides with taco seasoning. Heat non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Brush skillet with oil. Add pork chops and cook for 7-8 minutes, turning once, until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 160° F. Top with salsa, if desired, and serve.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Storage Tip: To plan for leftovers, cook up a couple extra chops. Cover and chill chops overnight. Thinly slice the chops into strips and reheat in a skillet or the microwave. Wrap in soft flour tortillas with lettuce, tomato, and salsa to make easy wraps.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 178
  Calories from Fat 75 (42%)
(12%)Total Fat 8g
(15%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(18%)Cholesterol 55mg
(11%)Sodium 262mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 3g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(44%)Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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