Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ of recipe
Total Fat16 g
Saturated Fat4 g
Sodium379 mg
Total Carbohydrate1.5 g
Dietary Fiber0.5 g
Protein36.5 g

Servings and Times

Marinating Time30 minutes to overnight

Ingredients and Preparation

Pork loin chops2 (6-ounce)
Zest of ½ a lemon
Juice of ½ a lemon
Sugar½ teaspoon
Olive oil1 + 2 teaspoons
Salt¼ teaspoon
Fresh ground black pepper
  1. Directions
  2. Place the pork chops with the lemon zest, lemon juice, sugar, and 1 teaspoon olive oil in a resealable plastic bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to overnight.
  3. Dry pork chops a bit with paper towels. Season with salt and fresh ground pepper.
  4. Heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil in a medium to large skillet over medium heat. Add the pork chops and cook for 8-10 minutes on each side, until cooked through. Serve pork chops over the garlic-sautéed spinach as suggested below.