Keto Pork Chops al Pastor – Low Carb

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Keto Pork Chops al Pastor – Low Carb

18 minutes
Calories 480kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 pork chops (about 6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons chipotles in adobo (about 6 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried leaves oregano
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup salted butter (about 6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup fresh pineapple (about 6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons red onion (about 6 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro (about 6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener (about 6 ounces each)

Instructions

  • For the pork chops:
  • Combine the chipotle peppers, cumin, cloves, oregano, salt, vinegar and oil in a small blender cup and blend until smooth.
  • Coat the pork chops in the marinade.
  • Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
  • Remove the pork chops from the refrigerator 30 minutes before ready to grill.
  • Prepare and preheat the grill to about 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Grill the pork chops over direct heat for about 3 minutes per side, or until a thermometer inserted in the thickest part reads 145 degrees.
  • Remove to a clean platter and top each pork chop with 2 tablespoons of the butter mixture.
  • Serve warm.
  • For the butter:
  • Combine all of the butter ingredients in a medium bowl and blend with a fork or spatula until fully mixed.
  • Store leftover butter in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
  • If frozen, thaw for 30 minutes before using.
  • NOTES The recipe makes extra al pastor butter, store in the refrigerator or freezer as directed until ready to use.

Nutrition

Calories: 480kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:15:06.

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