Jerk Pork Chops with Mango Salsa

Serves: 2

  • 2 Pork Chops Bone-in (1 inch thick)

  • Jerk Marinade
  • 2 Tbs All Spice
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 Tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 Scotch Bonnet Pepper (steamed & seeded)
  • 1/2 Red Onion
  • 3 Green Onions (cleaned)
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 3 Tbs Fresh Ginger
  • 1 Tbs Fresh Thyme
  • 1 Tbs Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Tbs Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbs Worcestershire Sauce
  • 3 Tbs Fresh Lime Juice
  • Mango Salsa
  • 1/2 Jalapeno Pepper (seeded and diced)
  • 3 Tbs Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 1/2 Mango (pitted and diced)
  • 1 1/2 cups Red Pepper (diced)
  • 1/4 Fresh Cilantro (chopped)

Directions

  1. Marinade:
  2. Finely grind the cinnamon stick in a spice mill. Transfer to a food processor.
  3. Add all of the remaining marinade ingredients to the processor and blend until smooth.
  4. Season the pork chops with salt and pepper.
  5. Rub Pork Chops with the marinade, cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours (preferably overnight).
  6. Salsa:
  7. Combine all mango ingredients and chill.
  8. Grill:
  9. Remove pork chops from marinade and place on a medium high gas grill. Turn pork chops once. Total grill time 7 minutes.
  10. Serve with mango salsa.

Wine Pairing

Wine Pairing Feature – Recommended by Ted Ross, Vince & Joe’s Sommelier 2008 Gewurztraminer Kabinett, Weingut Geil - $15.99 750mL “ Floral and spicy on the nose, with a faint sweetness on the palate. A dream with Jerk seasonings.”