Jamaican Jerk Pork Chops Recipe




Jamaican Jerk Pork Chops Recipe

Ingredients :
3 tablespoons butter, divided
1/4 cup peach preserves
4 boneless thin-cut pork loin chops (2 to 3 ounces each)
3 teaspoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 medium sweet orange pepper
1/2 medium sweet yellow pepper
1/2 medium sweet red pepper
Hot cooked rice, optional

Soften 1 tablespoon butter; mix with peach preserves.
Sprinkle chops with seasonings. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat; brown chops 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from pan.
Cut peppers into thin strips. In same pan, saute peppers in remaining butter over medium-high heat until crisp-tender and lightly browned, 5-6 minutes. Add chops; top with preserves mixture. Cook, uncovered, until heated through, 30-60 seconds. If desired, serve with rice.
Health Tip: Use reduced-sodium or salt-free Jamaican jerk seasoning to significantly reduce the amount of sodium in this dish.

Nutrition Facts :
1 serving: 470 calories, 26g fat (14g saturated fat), 114mg cholesterol, 1190mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein.


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