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Juicy Grilled Pork Chops with Cumin Orange Marmalade

One change the USDA made guarantees you can cook up juicy grilled pork chops.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chops, grilled, pork
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 475 kcal
Author Christie Vanover


Cumin Orange Marmalade

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp shallots minced
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp butter

Grilled Pork Chops

  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 pork chops

Optional Garnish

  • fresh thyme
  • orange zest


Cumin Orange Marmalade

  1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepot over medium heat. Add the shallots and cumin and sauté for one minute.

  2. Add the marmalade and vinegar and heat for one more minute. Whisk in the butter, until melted. Set aside.

Grilled Pork Chops

  1. Combine the salt, pepper and cumin. Brush olive oil onto the pork chops and rub evenly with the spices.

  2. Heat the grill to high (about 400F degrees). Grill the pork chops about 4-5 minutes.

  3. Flip. Grill 2 more minutes. Brush with cumin orange marmalade. Continue grilling 2-3 more minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 145F degrees. Let rest for 3 minutes.


  1. Spoon some of the marmalade onto a plate. Place the pork chop on top. Garnish with fresh herbs and orange zest.

Nutrition Facts
Juicy Grilled Pork Chops with Cumin Orange Marmalade
Amount Per Serving
Calories 475 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 120mg40%
Sodium 1353mg59%
Potassium 499mg14%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 355IU7%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.