|Brown sugar||1 teaspoon|
|Fennel seeds, crushed slightly with the side of a large knife||1 teaspoon|
|Garlic powder||¾ teaspoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper to taste|
|Boneless pork loin chops, visible fat trimmed||2 (6-ounce)|
|Canola oil||1 teaspoon|
- Combine brown sugar, fennel, paprika, garlic, pepper, and salt in a small bowl. Drizzle pork with oil and rub with spice mixture. Set aside.
- Prepare grill. Grill pork about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
5 lean meats; 0.5 fat
Side Suggestions: Cherry Tomato Salad
Combine 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes, 2 tablespoons diced red onion, and 1 tablespoon capers in a medium bowl. Toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, and season with ¼ teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 60 calories; 5 g carbohydrate; 1 g protein; 5 g fat (0.5 g sat); 1 g fiber; 425 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 vegetable; 1 fat. Couscous.
|Serving Size||½ of recipe|
|Saturated Fat||5 g|
|Dietary Fiber||0.5 g|
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