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Spicy Chipotle Pork Chops

These spicy pork chops are so quick and easy to make!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time16 minutes
Total Time21 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pork chop recipe, pork chops, spicy recipe for pork
Servings: 4
Calories: 279kcal


  • 4 thick-cut boneless pork loin chops about 1-inch thick
  • 2 tbs olive oil

For the Rub:

  • 1 tbs chipotle chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder


  • Mix all rub ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Sprinkle each side of the chops with the rub then rub in to distribute well.
  • Heat a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat; add the oil—the oil will smoke. (I use cast iron)
  • Add chops to the hot skillet and brown very well on each side, about 8 minutes each side.
  • This should cook the chops completely, but test with a meat thermometer to be sure. They should be 160 degrees internal temp. If not, they can be finished off in a 350 degree F oven for 10 minutes.


Serving: 1chop | Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 98mg | Potassium: 548mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 593IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg