Marinated Grilled Cuban Pork Chops

Grilled Cuban Pork Chops

These tangy Cuban Grilled Pork Chops are so moist and flavorful and will spice up your dinner! These delicious pork chops are anything but boring!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword pork chops
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Amanda @ Old House to New Home


  • 4 bone in center cut pork chops
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 4 large garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp cilantro minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • 1 large white onion sliced
  • 2-3 bell peppers sliced
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Mix together all ingredients but the pork chops, peppers, and onions. Place marinade in a plastic bag or marinade tray. Add pork chops and toss to evenly coat.

  2. Place bag in fridge overnight or for at least 8 huors. When ready to cook, remove from fridge 30 minutes before hand to come to room temperature. 

  3. Slice peppers and onions and season liberally with salt and pepper and oil. Place in aluminum foil and wrap up. 

  4. Heat grill to medium high heat. Grill pork chops 4-5 minutes per side. Remove from grill and let rest at least 5 minutes. While pork chops are resting, place foil packet of peppers and onions on the grill. Grill for 5 minutes, or until charred.

  5. Serve together over rice or on their own.