Smoky Grilled Pork Chops with Curried Ginger Nectarine Sauce
Course: Main Course, Heart Healthy
Products: Blenders, Food Processors
- 3 Tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse black pepper
- 6 boneless pork chops (6 oz. each)
- 2 pounds nectarines, halved, pitted and peeled
- 1 Tablespoon fresh grated ginger root
- 1 teaspoon curry powder
- Mix brown sugar, chili powder, paprika, salt and pepper in a small bowl; rub over pork. Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
- Add nectarines, ginger and curry to blender jar. Cover and blend until pureed. Set aside 1/2 cup for basting and remaining sauce to serve.
- Preheat grill to HIGH heat.
- Grill pork chops over HIGH heat for 10-12 minutes, turning and brushing with sauce halfway through or until the internal temperature measures at least 145°F.
- Serve pork chops with sauce.
TEST KITCHEN TIP: Peaches may be substituted for nectarines.