Mexicali Pork Chops

When at your Fareway Meat Counter ask for the "America's Cut". It is a tender, 1 1/2" thick cut of the center loin chop and works wonderfully in this flavorful recipe!


  • 4 boneless pork center loin chops, 1 1/2 inch thick
  • 4 oz canned green chilies
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 4 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp oil
Mexicali Pork Chops
Total Time: 30 minutes
Amount Per Serving: 1 Pork Chop


Servings: 4

Calories: 162 calories Protein: 22 grams Fat: 7 grams Sodium: 38 milligrams Cholesterol: 55 milligrams Saturated Fat: 2 grams Carbohydrates: 1 grams Fiber: 0 grams

Preparation Notes

Adjust the amount of chiles to suit your family's tastes.


  1. In blender container, place chilies, oregano, garlic, cumin, and vinegar. Puree until smooth. 

  2. Marinate chops in mixture 4-24 hours, refrigerated.

  3. Heat oil in heavy skillet.

  4. Remove chops from marinade, and cook 6-8 minutes on each side until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time.