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Pork Chops Mexicana Recipe

Just plain healthy recipe...

Pork Chops Mexicana is made using boneless lean pork chops with salsa, peanuts, a touch of cocoa powder, cinnamon and cilantro.

Lean Pork Chops for Pork Chops Mexicana

Recipe Ingredients

4 boneless lean pork chops, 1/2-inch thick
1-1/4 cup salsa
1/2 cup finely chopped cocktail peanuts
1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup chopped cilantro or green onions


Recipe Directions

Cook chops in large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat two to three minutes on each side or until browned on both sides.

Combine salsa, peanuts, cocoa and cinnamon; spoon over chops.

Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer five minutes or until chops are no longer pink in the center and sauce is thickened, turning chops over and stirring sauce after three minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 pork chop
Calories: 290; Total Fat: 16g; Cholesterol: 55mg; Carbohydrates: 10g; Protein: 28g; Fiber: 3g; Sodium: 710mg

Sugars: 5g

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