Yield: Serves 4
Cooking Time: 10 to 12 minutes
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
2 ripe peaches, peeled and diced
1/4 cup (50 mL) diced red onion
1 tbsp (15 mL) minced jalapeno pepper
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh cilantro, chopped
1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cumin
2 tbsp (25 mL) fresh lime juice
Salt and pepper to taste
Grilled Pork Chops
4 boneless Ontario Pork chops (1 in/ 2.5 cm thick)
3 tbsp (50 mL) lime or lemon juice
1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
1 tsp (mL) ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp (1 mL) cayenne
Salsa: Mix together first six ingredients. Let sit 20-30 minutes before serving with pork chops. Can be made the previous day if refrigerated.
Chops: Place in a single layer in shallow glass dish. Stir together lime or lemon juice, oil, cumin, cayenne and black pepper. Pour over chops; cover and marinate 30 minutes at room temperature or up to 6 hours in refrigerator. Reserving marinade, place chops on grill over medium heat. Cook about 5-6 minutes per side*, brushing often with marinade.
*If chops are thinner, reduce cooking time.