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Jalapeno Orange Pork Chops

Pork chops charred from the grill and served with a zesty jalapeno orange sauce
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Pork
Keyword: citrus, pork chops, spring recipes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Pork Chops:

  • 4 bone in pork chops
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Zatarain’s seasoning or Cajun seasoning

Jalapeno Orange Sauce:

  • 1 shallot minced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 4 tbsp jalapeno jelly
  • 1 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • ½ tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tangelo peeled, segmented and chopped delicately (tangelos are sweet and have little or no seeds. Makes for easy prep)

Instructions

Pork Chops:

  • Heat charcoal grill
  • Season pork chops with Zatarain's and brush with olive oil
  • Grill to desired doneness
  • Serve with Jalapeno Orange Sauce

Jalapeno Orange Sauce:

  • In a small saute pan, melt 1 tbsp butter over medium heat
  • Add shallot and saute until softened
  • Add orange juice, jalapeno jelly, worcestershire, soy and ginger
  • Simmer on medium / low for 10 minutes, until reduced by almost half
  • Add tangelo reduce heat to low and simmer for another 5 minutes
  • Add last 1 tbsp butter
  • Remove from heat