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Smoked Paprika Pork Chops with Bell Pepper and Corn Relish

Smoked Paprika Pork Chops with Bell Pepper and Corn Relish
Becky Luigart-Stayner
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop and about 1/3 cup relish)

Accompany with refrigerated potato wedges tossed with garlic powder, ground red pepper, and salt, and roasted until crisp.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup prechopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons bottled minced fresh ginger
  • 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 (15.5-ounce) can no salt-added whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked sweet paprika
  • 4 (4-ounce) center-cut boneless pork loin chops, trimmed
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 263
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 8.9 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 4.5 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 27.2 g
  • carbohydrate 19.8 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 62 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 508 mg
  • calcium 39 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add red onion and ginger; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Add chopped red bell pepper, ground coriander, dried thyme, and corn; cook 3 minutes or until the bell pepper is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in cider vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper; cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Spoon relish into a bowl.

  2. Combine remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, and paprika; sprinkle evenly over pork. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Serve with relish.