Tender Pork Chops with Mango Salsa Recipe
- 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon salt-free steak grilling blend
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 4 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
- 2 medium mangoes, peeled and chopped
- 1 cup chopped sweet onion
- 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the vinegar, grilling blend and oil. Add the pork; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
- 2. Drain and discard marinade. 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 stand for 5 minutes before serving.
- 3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the salsa ingredients. Serve with chops. Yield: 4 servings.
1 pork chop with 3/4 cup salsa equals 330 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 67 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.