Pork Chops with Mango Relish

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4 Servings


  • For the Pork Chops:
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Dash ground ginger or 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • For the Mango Relish:
  • 1 large mango or 2 small peaches, peeled and diced
  • 3/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped seeded tomatoes
  • 4 teaspoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first 11 ingredients. Add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Meanwhile, combine the relish ingredients in a bowl. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour; refrigerate until serving.

Drain and discard marinade. If using the grill, coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray before starting the grill. Grill pork chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat for 6 to 10 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees F. Serve with mango relish.

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Tip: When cutting or seeding hot peppers, use rubber or plastic gloves to protect your hands. Avoid touching your face.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Reiman Publications, LLC. © 2002. All rights reserved.

RecID 6683

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