Pork Chops with Mango-Tequila Salsa

Pork Chops with Mango-Tequila Salsa

Makes 4 servings


2 tablespoons tequila (recipe follows)
2 tablespoons jalapeño pepper jelly, melted
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
4 center-cut pork loin chops, 4 ounces each, boned
cooking spray

Mango Tequila Salsa:

2 cups pitted, peeled and diced mango
2/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
3 tablespoons tequila
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon minced, seeded jalapeño pepper
2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
1/4 teaspoon salt

Combine all salsa ingredients in a small bowl, stir well. Cover and chill.

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large zip lock style plastic bag. Marinate in refrigerator for 8 hours, turning bag occasionally. Remove pork from bag, reserving marinade.

Prepare grill or broiler. Place pork on grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Cook 7 minutes on each side or until pork is done, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Serve with Mango-Tequila Salsa on the side.

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