Island Teriyaki Pork Chops

Island Teriyaki Pork Chops

Pork chop topped with mango salsa and cilantro

Looking for a quick and healthy recipe with a twist? I’ve got one for you! The folks at Sam’s Salsa are hosting a recipe contest and sent me some of their amazing mango salsa for the challenge! I was so impressed with the taste and freshness of this salsa and immediately had so many recipe ideas floating in my head! However, as a working mom with busy kids, I am always on the lookout for simple, delicious, and healthy meals. This pork chop recipe checks all those boxes! I baked my pork chops in the oven, but they’d taste just as delicious cooked on the grill.

Island Teriyaki Pork Chops

This recipe is equally fast and delicious baked in the oven or cooked on the grill!
Course: Main Course
Keyword: mango pineapple salsa, mango salsa, pork chops, salsa, sams fresh salsa

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. container Sam's Fresh Mango salsa 1/4 cup reserved for garnish
  • 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Set aside 1/4 c. of the salsa and pour the rest into a food processor. Pulse several times until salsa becomes smooth. Add teriyaki sauce and brown sugar and pulse again to combine.
  • Place pork chops into a baking dish. Season with salt & pepper. Cover with the salsa mixture and let marinade for at least 2 hours.
  • Preheat over to 350 degrees. Transfer pork chops to a baking sheet and discard the remaining marinade. Bake at 350 degrees, uncovered, for 20-30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 145°.
  • Garnish with reserved salsa and cilantro.

I served my chops with a simple slaw on the side. You could also serve rice, black beans, or roasted potatoes. I hope you’ll give this recipe a try!

Want to learn more? Check out Sam’s Fresh Salsa online, on Facebook, and on Instagram. You can purchase Sam’s Fresh Salsa at: ShopRite, Acme, and Safeway. If they are not in your local store, ask them to carry Sam’s Fresh Salsa products!

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