• Caribbean Pork Chops With Pineapple Salsa

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 295
    Total Fat 14 g
    Saturated Fat 4 g
    Sodium 90 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 3 g
    Dietary Fiber 0 g
    Protein 36 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Brown sugar 1 ½ teaspoons
    Ground coriander 1 teaspoon
    Ground cumin 2 teaspoons
    Ground ginger ½ teaspoon
    Canola oil 2 teaspoons
    Boneless pork loin chops, visible fat removed 2 (6-ounce)
    Directions
    1. Prepare indoor or outdoor grill.
    2. Combine brown sugar, coriander, cumin, and ginger in a small bowl. Drizzle both sides of pork chops with oil and rub with spice mixture.
    3. Grill the pork 4-6 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
    4. Let pork rest 5 minutes, and then serve.

    Exchanges5 lean meats; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Pineapple SalsaIn 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 RiceAdd 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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