Jamaican Jerk Pork Chops with Island Salsa

Jamaican Jerk Pork Chops with Island Salsa

"In Jamaica, the jerk method of food preparation involves seasoning meat with a sweet-hot secret mixture of peppers, tropical spices like cinnamon and allspice, rosemary and other savory herbs then slow grilling or roasting. This specially created spice blend captures the tantalizing taste of the islands in just 35 minutes."
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35 m servings 310 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 310 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 16.4 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 19.8 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 368 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a self-closing plastic bag, combine flour and Jamaican jerk seasoning. Add chops, 2 at a time; shake to coat. Reserve flour mixture.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet. Brown chops on both sides over medium-high heat; remove from skillet. Stir in reserved flour mixture, brown sugar and vinegar; bring to a boil. Stir in pineapple, bell pepper and beans.
  3. Return chops to skillet. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until chops are done. Garnish with chopped green onions.

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  1. 29 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

If you want something spicier, use Busha Brown's Jamaican Jerk (it's in a jar) instead of McCormick. I tried it with that, and it was the best recipe I've found on this website.

Most helpful critical review

Tasted fine, but nothing special.

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If you want something spicier, use Busha Brown's Jamaican Jerk (it's in a jar) instead of McCormick. I tried it with that, and it was the best recipe I've found on this website.

This recipe was easy and very tasty. It was a big hit for Sunday dinner. I substituted frozen mango chunks for the pineapple because I felt that was more authentically Jamaican. I also incre...

I loved this recipe, it was perfect for the first dinner on our deck this year! I did change/add a few things. First of all I used a white meaty fish, Sea bass. I pan seared it then finished ...

Great recipe! It sounds odd to put black beans and pineapple together, but just wait till you try it! The second time I made this I doubled the "salsa" because we couldn't get enough of it the f...

Tasted fine, but nothing special.

This was a great dish. I always get a litte nervous about trying new dishes out on my husband but he really liked it and said I should make it again. I used pork chop on the bone so I had to t...

YUM! I have made this recipe twice now, and my guests both times raved about it. I premixed the peppers, pineapple, and beans and let sit in the fridge for a couple of hours so that the flavor...

I've always been wary about mixing fruit with meat, it just sounds wierd. This is the first recipe I've tried with that combo and I have to say it is DELICIOUS! The only change I made is that I ...

This was amazing! I made it the early part of this week. I used Chicken instead of pork and we all loved it. I did double the amount of flour/seasoning mixture but when adding the remainder as i...