Caribbean Pork Chops With Pineapple Salsa
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories295Total Fat14 gSaturated Fat4 gSodium90 mgTotal Carbohydrate3 gDietary Fiber0 gProtein36 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresBrown sugar1 ½ teaspoonsGround coriander1 teaspoonGround cumin2 teaspoonsGround ginger½ teaspoonCanola oil2 teaspoonsBoneless pork loin chops, visible fat removed2 (6-ounce)
  • Directions
  • Prepare indoor or outdoor grill.
  • Combine brown sugar, coriander, cumin, and ginger in a small bowl. Drizzle both sides of pork chops with oil and rub with spice mixture.
  • Grill the pork 4-6 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  • Let pork rest 5 minutes, and then serve.

  • Exchanges
    5 lean meats; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Pineapple Salsa
    In a medium bowl, combine ½ cup diced pineapple, ¼ cup minced red onion, ½ cup diced red bell pepper, ½ minced jalapeno, 1 tablespoon cilantro, juice of ½ lime. Season with ¼ teaspoon salt and serve over pork. 1 fruit; 0.5 vegetable. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 40 calories; 11 g carbohydrate; 1 g protein; 0.5 g fat (0 g sat); 2 g fiber; 295 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 fruit; 0.5 vegetable.

    Side Suggestions: Coconut Rice
    Add ¾ cup coconut milk and ¾ cup water to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, add ¾ cup basmati rice, and reduce heat to low. Let stand for a few minutes before serving. For an even creamier taste, mix in some extra coconut milk to cooked rice.

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