Spiced Pork Chops with Grape Chutney

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp garlic powder 5 mL
  • 1/2 tsp each smoked paprika and salt 2 mL
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 4 pork chops (each 6 oz /175 g bone-in or 4 oz/125 g boneless)
  • 2 tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • 2 cups halved, seedless red grapes 500 mL
  • 2 shallots, finely diced
  • 1/3 cup sugar 75 mL
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 60 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Mix together garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt and cayenne pepper; set aside. Pat dry pork chops with paper towel. Rub spice mixture onto all sides of chops. Heat oil in large skillet set over medium-high heat. Cook chops 3 to 5 min. per side, until browned and internal temperature reaches 71˚C (160˚F).

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, stir together grapes, shallots, sugar and vinegar. Bring to a boil then reduce to a rapid simmer for 8 to 10 min., until grapes and shallots soften. Cool about 5 min. to let sauce to thicken slightly. Serve pork chops with chutney.

Tip

Serve pork chops and chutney with roasted carrots and potatoes.

Alternatively, spice pork chops with a mixture of 1 tsp (5 mL) paprika, 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin, 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt and 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cinnamon.

Serve leftover chutney with Brie or mozzarella.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):
  • Calories 350
  • Fat 12 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Carbs 34 g
  • Sugar 30 g
  • Protein 28 g
  • Cholesterol 70 mg
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 360 mg