Grilled Pork Chops with Fresh Nectarine Salsa


04 Apr 2016
Posted By   Alice Whitlock

2 nectarines, pitted and diced, 1 ripe tomato, seeded and diced, 1/4 cup diced onion, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste, salt to taste, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, 1 teaspoon chili powder, salt and ground black pepper to taste, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 8 (4 ounce) boneless pork loin chops

Cooking Instructions
1- Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat. Lightly oil grate, and set 4 inches from the heat. 2- To make the salsa, place the nectarines, tomato, onion, cilantro, lime juice, and red pepper flakes in a bowl; toss to blend. 3- Season to taste with salt. Cover, and refrigerate 30 minutes to blend flavors. 4- Stir the cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper together in a small bowl. 5- Place the olive oil in a small bowl. Brush the pork chops with oil, and season both sides evenly with the cumin mixture. 6- Place pork loin chops on the preheated grill. 7- Cook until lightly browned and juices run clear, about 4 minutes on each side. 8- Place pork chops on serving plates, and top with a generous spoonful of salsa.