Recipes and Cooking Spiced Pork Chops with Zucchini and Onion 4.8 (4) Add your rating & review By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 12, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 20 mins Grill Time: 11 mins Total Time: 31 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 tablespoon ground New Mexico chile pepper or chili powder 1 ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 4 bone-in pork loin chops, about 1 inch thick 6 - 7 small zucchini, sliced lengthwise 1/4 inch thick 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon dried Mexican oregano, crushed ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper ½ cup crumbled queso fresco ¼ cup snipped fresh cilantro ¼ cup finely chopped red onion Lime wedges Directions In a small bowl combine the ground chile pepper, 1 teaspoon of the salt, brown sugar, cocoa powder, and cayenne pepper. Rub onto all sides of the chops. Toss zucchini with olive oil to lightly coat. Season with the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, the dried oregano, and black pepper. For a charcoal or gas grill, grill the chops on the greased rack of a covered grill directly over medium heat for 11 to 13 minutes (150°F), turning once. Add the zucchini the last 4 minutes of grilling or until crisp tender, turning once. Arrange zucchini and chops on serving plates. Top with queso fresco, cilantro, and red onion. Garnish with lime wedges. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 385 Calories 21g Fat 11g Carbs 37g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 385 % Daily Value * Total Fat 21g 27% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 95mg 32% Sodium 1005mg 44% Total Carbohydrate 11g 4% Total Sugars 6g Protein 37g Vitamin C 41.3mg 207% Calcium 161.5mg 12% Iron 2mg 11% Potassium 1032mg 22% Folate, total 56.4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.9mcg Vitamin B-6 1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.