AuthorMike EgrieCategoryDifficultyIntermediate
Grilled Blackened Pork Chops with Peach-Mango Salsa
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time8 minsTotal Time28 mins
 4 garlic cloves, minced
 ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro, divded
 1 ½ tbsp avocado oil
 1 ½ tbsp cajun seasoning
 1 ½ lbs 4 boneless center-cut pork chops
 12 oz peach and mango fruit cups in coconut water
 2 roma tomatoes, chopped
 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  cup chopped red onion
 1 tsp lime zest
1

Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat.
In small bowl, stir garlic, 2 tablespoons cilantro, oil, seasoning and ½ teaspoon kosher salt; rub over pork chops and let stand 15 minutes.

2

In large bowl, toss fruit cups, tomatoes, pepper, onion, lime zest and remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro. Makes about 3½ cups.

3

Place pork chops on hot grill rack; cover and cook 8 minutes or until grill marks appear and internal temperature reaches 145°, turning once. Serve pork chops topped with salsa.

Dietitian Tip: Add some fi ber and B vitamins by serving these delicious pork chops alongside a whole grain such as farro, or a microwavable rice blend for a really easy side.

Make it Gluten Free: Dependent on using a Gluten Free Cajun seasoning.

Ingredients

 4 garlic cloves, minced
 ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro, divded
 1 ½ tbsp avocado oil
 1 ½ tbsp cajun seasoning
 1 ½ lbs 4 boneless center-cut pork chops
 12 oz peach and mango fruit cups in coconut water
 2 roma tomatoes, chopped
 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  cup chopped red onion
 1 tsp lime zest

Directions

1

Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat.
In small bowl, stir garlic, 2 tablespoons cilantro, oil, seasoning and ½ teaspoon kosher salt; rub over pork chops and let stand 15 minutes.

2

In large bowl, toss fruit cups, tomatoes, pepper, onion, lime zest and remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro. Makes about 3½ cups.

3

Place pork chops on hot grill rack; cover and cook 8 minutes or until grill marks appear and internal temperature reaches 145°, turning once. Serve pork chops topped with salsa.

Grilled Blackened Pork Chops with Peach-Mango Salsa
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