Add espresso to paprika, cumin, chipotle powder, and other spices in the dry rub for the best-tasting bone-in pork chops you’ve had. Best of all, they’re ready in under 20 minutes.



  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon instant espresso
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon chipotle powder
  • Seasoning spray
  • Red chilies for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Season pork chops with salt and pepper.
  2. Combine rub mixture in a small bowl. Coat pork chops with rub on all sides.
  3. Heat grill pan over medium high heat, 5–7 minutes. Spray grill pan with cooking oil and sear chops, 4 minutes.
  4. Add chilies, then flip the chops and place inside the oven to desired doneness, 8-10 min. Allow to rest 5 minutes before serving.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4

Cook with Lodge’s Blacklock Grill Pan