Southwestern Pork Chops

Use your favorite tomato-based salsa as a quick and easy way to get spicy Southwestern flavor without a lot of chopping.


4 servings (serving size: 1 chop and about 1 1/2 tablespoons salsa)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 190
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 8.3 g
Satfat 2.8 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 25.3 g
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 132 mg
Calcium 21 mg


Cooking spray
4 (4-ounce) lean boneless pork loin chops, trimmed
1/3 cup salsa
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley (optional)


1. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray; place over high heat until hot. Press chops with palm of hand to flatten slightly; add to pan, and cook 1 minute on each side or until browned. Reduce heat to medium-low.

2. Combine salsa and lime juice; pour over chops. Simmer, uncovered, 8 minutes or until chops are done. If desired, sprinkle chops with cilantro.

carbo rating: 1