Summer Pork Chops with Corn-Mango Salsa

Combine grilled fresh sweet corn and mango to make the yummy salsa recipe to served over these thick grilled pork chops.

Summer Pork Chops with Corn-Mando Salsa
Prep Time:
40 mins
Marinate Time:
12 hrs
Grill Time:
14 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoon blackened steak seasoning

  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced

  • 6 boneless pork loin chops, cut 1 -inch thick

  • Corn-Mango Salsa

  • Steamed green and yellow beans (optional)

Corn-mango Salsa

  • 2 husked ears fresh sweet corn

  • 1 medium mango, seeded, peeled and finely chopped

  • ½ cup finely chopped red sweet pepper

  • ¼ cup chopped sweet onion

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh mint

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

Corn-mango Salsa

  1. 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 (per serving)

479 Calories
22g Fat
17g Carbs
53g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 479
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 758mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 53g
Vitamin C 42.5mg 213%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 1101mg 23%
Folate, total 32.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 1.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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