Pork Chops with Avocado Salsa

Radishes and avocado add texture and color to the tomatillo salsa side dish that's served with these spicy pork chops.


Pork Chops with Avocado Salsa

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
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Ingredients
  • 4   
    boneless pork loin chops, 3/4 inch thick (about 1 lb total)
  • 1   tablespoon 
    cumin seeds, slightly crushed
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
  • 2   
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 2   tablespoons 
    vegetable oil
  • 1  4  ounce can 
    tomatillo salsa or 1/2 cup salsa verde
  • 1   
    scallion, coarsely chopped
  • 1   
    ripe avocado, diced
  • 1/4  cup 
    chopped radishes
  • 1   tablespoon 
    chopped cilantro
Directions
1.
Trim fat from chops. Rinse and pat dry. Combine cumin, 1/4 tsp salt, pepper and garlic. Rub mixture evenly over chops
2.
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high at. Add chops and cook 8 to 12 min or until pork juices run clear (160 degrees F), turning once.
3.
In a food processor, blend tomatillo salsa, scallions and 1/4 tsp salt until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and stir in avocado, radishes and fresh cilantro. Serves 4.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 280, Fat, total (g) 17, chol. (mg) 66, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 7, fiber (g) 4, pro. (g) 26, sodium (mg) 526, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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