Southwestern Grilled Pork Chops with Peach Salsa

Pair a spicy fruit salsa with zesty grilled pork chops and have it on your dinner table in less than 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

3
ripe medium peaches, peeled, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
1/4
cup finely chopped red bell pepper
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
2
teaspoons packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons fresh lime juice
1/4
teaspoon finely chopped serrano or jalapeño chile
1
tablespoon chili powder
4
bone-in pork loin chops, 1/2 inch thick (4 oz each)

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix peaches, bell pepper, onion, cilantro, brown sugar, lime juice and chile; set aside.
  • 2 Rub chili powder on both sides of each pork chop. Place pork on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 6 to 9 minutes, turning once, until pork is no longer pink in center. Serve pork chops topped with salsa, or serve salsa on the side.

Expert Tips

Boneless pork chops can be used instead of bone-in chops.

No peaches? You can use about 1 1/2 cups chopped mango or pineapple.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.