Updated: Feb 29
4- 1″ thick boneless pork chops
3 tablespoons olive oil, separated
1/2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons Mexican Hot chili powder
1/4 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon lime juice
Place pork chops in a glass or stainless steel bowl. Add in 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and all dry seasonings, toss to evenly coat. Grease a cast iron skillet with the remaining two tablespoons of olive oil and place on high heat. Cook chops 4 minutes covered on each side.
Cover with a lid, and add 1 tablespoon of lime juice and remove from heat.
Let chops rest 10 minutes before serving.