Spicy-sweet grilled pork chops

Spicy-sweet Grilled Pork Chops

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These chops have a great caribbean taste to them. And the salsa that is served w/ them just adds to the wonderful taste!


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1 Hr 20 Min
10 Min


  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayennne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    cardammon seeds
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    canola oil
  • 1/4 c
    rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 c
  • 1
    mango, peeeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1-1/2 c
    unsweetened applesauce
  • 3
    pineapple rings, chopped
  • pinch
    white pepper
  • 1/3 c
    light soy sauce
  • 1/3 c
    rice wine vinegar
  • 6
    pork loin chops

How to Make Spicy-sweet grilled pork chops


  1. In small bowl, mash together garlic, chili powder, cayenne and cardammon seeds. Mix in water to make a paste. Heat oil in pan over medium heat. Stir in paste, cook until it bubbles.
  2. Stir in vinegar, cook 2 mins. Stir in sugar until it dissolves. Stir in mango, salt, lemon juice, and jalapeno pepper. Simmer 20 mins, stir in aplesauce and pineaapple, simmer 10 mins, stirring occasioanlly. Season with white pepper.
  3. Place mix in a bowl.. Mix 2/3 cup of the salsa w/ soy sauce and remaining vinegar. Place chops in a plastic bag, pour marinade/salsa over chops. Seal bag, refrigerate 1 hr. Oil grill grates and set for med-high heat. Drain marinade and place in a pan, bring to a boil 2 mins. Place chops on grill. Cook 10 mins, turning once, basting w/ boiled marinade. Top chops w/ remaining salsa.

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