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Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa Pork Chops

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We love any excuse to grill, and these Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa Pork Chops are no exception. Try to choose pork chops that are about 1 ½ inches thick; this will prevent them from drying out and becoming overdone.
Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa + Chops

Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa Pork Chops

Servings 6

Ingredients

Honey Balsamic Marinade

  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves roasted garlic raw is fine too

Pork Chops

  • Salt & Pepper to taste about ¼ teaspoon each
  • 2 pounds center cut pork chops boneless

Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa

  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeds and ribs removed
  • 16 oz California strawberries washed
  • 1 handful cilantro
  • 1 tsp honey

Instructions

To make the Honey Balsamic Marinade:

  • In the bottom of a 9x9 pan, add honey, balsamic and roasted garlic. Whisk to combine.

To grill the Pork Chops:

  • Season pork with salt & pepper on each side. Nestle into the marinade, covering all sides. Cover and marinade for 1 hour to 24 hours, turning chops 2-3 times.
  • To grill, remove from marinade. Let sit for 20 minutes to remove chill. Cook using a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat or on an outdoor grill. Chops should cook in about 4-6 minutes each side, depending on thickness. Let sit 10 minutes before cutting.

To make Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa:

  • While pork chops are cooking, make salsa. In a chopper, add red onion, jalapeño, cilantro and juice from one lime. Pulse to chop into medium chunks.
  • Remove stems from strawberries. Chop into small, bite sized pieces.
  • In a bowl, add strawberries and honey; stir. Add onion and pepper mixture. Season with a sprinkle of salt. Let sit for about 5 minutes.

To serve:

  • Top grilled chops with Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 579mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g
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