Mesquite Grilled Pork Chops with Apple Salsa

Mesquite Grilled Pork Chops with Apple Salsa

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"The Southwestern version of 'pork chops and applesauce.' They'll want the recipe!"


3 h 28 m servings 384 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 384 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 26.7 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.8g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 18.4 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 645 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine applesauce, onion, jalapeno pepper, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and white pepper. Refrigerate several hours, or overnight.
  2. Season chops with garlic powder, and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
  4. Sprinkle soaked wood over coals, or place in the smoker box of a gas grill. Lightly oil grate, and place chops on grill. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes per side, or to desired doneness. Serve with applesauce salsa.
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  1. 21 Ratings


The sauce also made a good marinade. I let the chops marinade overnight - added to the flavor I think

Yum! We loved this, but I did modify it slightly. I seasoned the chops first with an herb blend and let them sit for an hour. I didn't have applesauce so I used one fresh, chopped apple and a bi...

Excellent recipe. Be careful with the jalepenos..only use one. Great flavor & easy to make. Kids loved the chops & we loved the salsa.

I gave this recipe 3 stars because I would have given the chops themselves 5 stars and the salsa 1 star. My husband and I really didn't care for the salsa; I found the white pepper incredibly ov...

This is unbelievable ! It was surprizingly excellent! Just get good meat and it is no fail !

Nobody at our dinner table cared for this dish.

I am looking for the perfect way to Barbeque pork chops - Way #1 - not my favourite so the search continues - to be fair - husband loved the "hotness of the onion and coolness of the apple sauce...

Great recipe with lots of flavor. Will definitely make again!

I really liked these chops. They were simple to prepare and looked beautiful after grilling. I liked the salsa too but my husband didn't. He thought the onions were "too hot." I used a Maui Swee...