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Grilled pork chops with mango sauce

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Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp dried origanum
  • 2 large ripe mangoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 4 bone-in pork loin or rib chops, 2cm thick (170g each)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 spring onion, thinly sliced, for garnish
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander leaves, for garnish

Recipe Directions

  1. Prepare grill or braai for direct grilling on medium.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil on medium-high. Add onion and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Add jalapeno and origanum. Cook for 1 minute, stirring. Add mangoes, water and sugar. Cook for 10 minutes or until mangoes are soft, stirring from time to time.
  3. Meanwhile, sprinkle pork with ¼  teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to season both sides. Grill or braai for 8 to 9 minutes or until browned outside and still lightly pink inside, turning over once.
  4. Transfer pork chops to cutting board; let rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Spoon mango sauce over pork. Garnish with spring onion and coriander.


Each Serving About 1 611kJ, 27g protein, 39g carbohydrate, 15g total fat (4g saturated), 4g fibre, 80mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium.

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