clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Caribbean Rubbed Pork Chops with Mango Salsa


A unique blend of Caribbean spices come together with fresh, sweet fruit salsa to create a dish that’s sure to please.


1/2 cup diced peeled mango
1/2 cup diced plum tomato
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

1  1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
1  1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
4 (6-ounce) bone-in center cut pork chops (about 1/2 inch thick)


Combine mango, tomato, cilantro, red wine vinegar, and olive oil in a small bowl; toss gently. Set aside.

Combine coriander, cumin, sugar, ginger, salt, allspice, and red pepper in a small bowl.

Place pork chops in a dish or bowl. pour spice mixture over pork chops and use hands to rub the spice mix thoroughly onto each pork chop.

Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat.  Coat pan with cooking spray.  (Or heat an outdoor bbq grill and lightly brush grates with vegetable oil)  Add pork to pan/grill and cook 3 minutes on each side or until a thermometer registers 145° (slightly pink.)

Top pork with salsa before serving.