• 4 pork chops, about 3/4-inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves


  1. Pat pork chops dry with paper toweling; stir together remaining ingredients in small bowl and rub chops on both sides with seasoning mixture. Grill chops over medium-hot coals, turning once, about 10-12 minutes.


Outdoor grilling is a family affair and these flavorful, rubbed chops add extra kick to the meal.

Recipe Yield: Serves 4 as a main dish

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Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 200
Fat: 6 grams
Sodium: 340 milligrams
Cholesterol: 80 milligrams
Protein: 27 grams
Carbohydrates: 8 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

3 Low-Fat Meat, 1/2 Bread/Starch

Recipe and image appear courtesy of the National Pork Board.