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Calypso Pork Chops

A recipe for Calypso Pork Chops. Boneless pork loin chops are marinated with fresh citrus juices, garlic, and spices. Grill and serve with rice and vegetable.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Renee


  • 4 to 6 boneless pork chops
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum optional
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 whole cloves


  1. Combine all ingredients in a plastic zip-top bag.
  2. Seal bag and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight (up to 24 hours).
  3. Remove pork chops from marinade. Discard marinade.
  4. Prepare a medium hot grill. Grill chops on a covered grill, turning once to brown both sides, about 8 to 12 minutes. Grilling times vary depending on thickness of chops. Cooked chops should have an internal temperature of at least 145 degrees F.
  5. Alternatively, grill or broil chops using a grill pan or oven boiler until done.

Recipe Notes

Total time does not include time for marinating (8 to 24 hours).