Pork Chops with Caribbean Rub and Mango Salsa

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
The smoky-spicy rub would also work well with grilled chicken breasts.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 chop and 1/4 cup salsa)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 192
Fat 7 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 3.2 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 24.9 g
Carbohydrate 6.3 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 76 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 363 mg
Calcium 38 mg

Ingredients

1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
4 (6-ounce) bone-in center-cut pork chops (about 1/2-inch-thick)
Cooking spray
1/2 cup diced peeled mango
1/2 cup diced plum tomato
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

Preparation

1. Combine the first 7 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub pork chops with spice mixture.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork to pan; grill 3 minutes on each side or until a thermometer registers 145° (slightly pink).

3. Combine mango and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; toss gently. Serve salsa with pork.

Note:

Sandy Gluck,

October 2011