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santa fe chops with pineapple pepper salsa

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

A great combination of flavors without a lot of effort. This recipe has been in my grilling collection for a long time - not sure where I originally found it.

(3 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For santa fe chops with pineapple pepper salsa

  • 4
    pork chops (1 1/2 inches thick)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt (optional)
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, seeded, deveined and chopped
  • 1 can
    19-oz. can pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 md
    cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice

How To Make santa fe chops with pineapple pepper salsa

  • 1
    Mix together 1/2 teaspoons salt, black pepper, cumin and chili powder. Spread mixture evenly over all surfaces of the chops; cover and refrigerate for 1-4 hours.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, prepare salsa by adding all salsa ingredients to a bowl and mix well. Cover and let rest at room temperature for an hour to blend flavors. Refrigerate for longer storage.
  • 3
    Grill chops over moderately high heat, lid closed, for 8 minutes. Turn chops and grill 7 minutes longer. Serve with salsa.

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