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Grilled Chops with Spicy Red Pepper Sauce
Source: National Pork Board

Pork chops topped with a creamy cayenne and chilli powder sauce.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 227.3
Total Carbs 6.8 g
Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
Sugars 4.5 g
Total Fat 11.5 g
Saturated Fat 4.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Potassium 452.7 mg
Protein 23.0 g
Sodium 592.7 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 3 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Milk
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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4 each  boneless pork chops
1 each  large red bell peppers
0 1/2 cup  fresh cilantro
1 each  medium garlic cloves
1 tsp  unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tbsp  chili powder
0 1/2 tsp  anise seed
0 1/2 tsp  sugar
0.125 tsp  ground cayenne (red pepper)
0 1/2 cup  lowfat plain yogurt
0 1/4 tsp  salt
0 1/4 tsp  black pepper
  1. Place roasted pepper in blender container with cilantro, garlic, cocoa, anise, 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, sugar, and cayenne. Cover and blend; add yogurt, blend until smooth. Pour into serving bowl. Let stand at room temperature to allow flavors to blend. For longer storage, cover and refrigerate, bring to room temperature before serving.
  2. In small bowl combine remaining 2 1/2 teaspoons chili powder, salt, and pepper, rub chops with this mixture. Grill or broil chops 12-15 minutes, turning once: Grill directly over a medium-hot fire; broil 5 inches from heat source. Serve chops with red pepper sauce.

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