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Grilled Pork Chops with Cilantro Salsa Recipe
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Grilled Pork Chops with Cilantro Salsa Recipe

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These quick and easy chops from Lisa Ruehlow of Blaine, Minnesota make a very colorful statement when they hit the table. Your guests will rave!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons thawed limeade concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • Pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/3 cup salsa equals 240 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 168 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl combine the cantaloupe, tomatoes, green pepper,
  2. limeade, onion, cilantro and salt. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  3. Season pork with pepper. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-5 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Pork Chops with Cilantro Salsa in Simple & Delicious July/August 2008, p46

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/3 cup salsa equals 240 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 168 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jun. 9, 2014

It was different and tasty! I may try to substitute the cantaloupe with watermelon next time.

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Reviewed Oct. 4, 2011

Is sooo good! there is nothing bad to say about this recipe.

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