Summer Pork Chops with Corn-Mango Salsa
cup olive oil
tablespoons blackened steak seasoning
teaspoons garlic powder
large onion, thinly sliced
boneless pork loin chops, cut 1 -inch thick
Steamed green and yellow beans (optional)
- For marinade, in a resealable plastic bag, combine oil, steak seasoning, and garlic powder; mix well. Add onion; mix well. Add chops; seal bag and turn to coat chops. Marinate in the refrigerator for 12 hours or overnight.
- Drain chops; discard marinade. For a charcoal grill, grill chops on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium heat for 14 to 18 minutes or until done (160 degrees F), turning once halfway through grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place chops on grill rack over heat. Cover; grill as above.) Serve chops with Corn-Mango Salsa and, if desired, green and yellow beans. Makes 6 servings.
husked ears fresh sweet corn
medium mango, seeded, peeled and finely chopped
cup finely chopped red sweet pepper
cup fresh lemon juice
tablespoons cooking oil
tablespoons snipped fresh mint
tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro
- Husk 2 ears fresh sweet corn and brush with olive oil, coating all sides. Grill corn on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium heat until kernels are tender and just begin to brown, turning often. Remove from grill; cool. Cut kernels from ears. In a bowl, combine corn kernels; mango, red sweet pepper; sweet onion; fresh lemon juice; cooking oil; fresh mint; fresh cilantro; and salt. Toss gently to mix.
Nutrition Facts(Summer Pork Chops with Corn-Mango Salsa)
- Per serving:
- 479 kcal cal.,
- 22 g fat
- (4 g sat. fat,
- 4 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 13 g monounsatured fat),
- 124 mg chol.,
- 758 mg sodium,
- 17 g carb.,
- 2 g fiber,
- 8 g sugar,
- 53 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet