Jalapeno-Garlic Glazed Pork Chops

Makes: 4 servings   Prep Time: 10 min. plus marinating   Cook Time: 25 min.

Chef’s Tip: Serve with mashed sweet potatoes and sautéed green beans to complete the meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (4 ounces) RIO LUNA™ Organic Diced Jalapeños, drained
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup rice vinegar
  • ½ cup minced fresh ginger
  • ¼ cup packed light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup minced garlic (about 12 cloves)
  • 2-½ tablespoons lime zest (about 4 limes)
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 lb. center-cut pork chops
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Mix first 8 ingredients in small bowl; add to pork chops in resealable bag. Refrigerate 1 hour to marinate.
  2. Remove chops from bag and pat dry with paper towels; reserve marinade.
  3. Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Cook chops 5-6 min. on each side or until golden brown. Remove from pan; cover to keep warm.
  4. Add reserved marinade to pan. Bring to boil. Simmer 10-15 min. or until thickened. Pour over chops.