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Southwestern Spiced Grilled Pork Chops w/ Plum Jalapeno Salsa + Summer Entertaining with Popchips and Southern Breeze #SummerEatsBBoxx #Ad



Total time

0 minutes


  • southwestern SPICE RUB
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano (preferably Mexican)
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • salsa
  • 4 large ripe but firm plums, pitted and chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded if desired
  • ¼ cup red onion
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 3 tablespoon honey (or to taste)
  • salt (to taste)
  • pork chops
  • 2 (10-ounce) Iowa Pork Chops --OR-- 2 (8-ounce) America's Cut Boneless Pork Chop
  • canola or olive oil for grill


  1. SOUTHWESTERN SPICE RUB:  Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.  Store in an airtight container.
  2. SALSA:  Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. CHOPS:  Preheat a grill to medium-high.  Generously season chops with spice mixture.
  4. Lightly brush grates of the grill with a small amount of oil.  Place the pork chops on the grill.  Cook 4-5 minutes on the first side.  Flip and cook an additional 2-3 minutes or until pork chops reach an internal temperature of 155 degrees.
  5. Serve chops with salsa.

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