Grilled Pork Chops with Pineapple-Mango Salsa

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Pork Chops with Pineapple-Mango Salsa

Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cook Time

20 Minutes

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Add a little zest to your weeknight meal and pile on some fresh flavor. Tender, thick-cut pork chops are grilled over apple wood, slathered in our Summer Shandy BBQ sauce, and topped with a fresh pineapple-mango salsa.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

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  • 3 (16 oz) thick-cut, bone-in pork chops

  • 2 Tablespoon Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 1 mango, peeled and diced

  • 1/2 pineapple, peeled, cored and diced

  • 1 red bell pepper, diced

  • 1 jalapeño , seeded and diced

  • 1/2 red onion, diced

  • 2 Tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 1 Clove garlic, minced

  • salt and pepper

  • 1/4 Cup Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce

Steps

  • 1

    Coat the pork chops on all sides with Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
    Ingredients
    • 3 (16 oz) thick-cut, bone-in pork chops

    • 2 Tablespoon Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 2

    For the Mango-Pineapple Salsa: Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl. Set aside.
    Ingredients
    • 1 mango, peeled and diced

    • 1/2 pineapple, peeled, cored and diced

    • 1 red bell pepper, diced

    • 1 jalapeño , seeded and diced

    • 1/2 red onion, diced

    • 2 Tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped

    • 1 lime, juiced

    • 1 Clove garlic, minced

    • To Taste salt and pepper

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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  • 4

    Place the chops on the grill and cook for 7 to 10 minutes on each side. After flipping, brush pork chops with Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce and cook until meat reaches an internal temperature of 145°F for medium-well.
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    Ingredients
    • 1/4 Cup Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce

  • 5

    Serve with salsa. Enjoy!
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    Grill500 ˚F
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    Probe165 ˚F

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