Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 308
Total Fat 16 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Sodium 379 mg
Total Carbohydrate 1.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Protein 36.5 g

Servings and Times

Servings 2
Marinating Time 30 minutes to overnight

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Pork loin chops 2 (6-ounce)
Zest of ½ a lemon
Juice of ½ a lemon
Sugar ½ teaspoon
Olive oil 1 + 2 teaspoons
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Fresh ground black pepper

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. Dry pork chops a bit with paper towels. Season with salt and fresh ground pepper.
  3. 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.