- 1 tbsp Oreganofresh, chopped
- 1 tsp Garlicminced
- 1 tsp Orange zest
- 1 tbsp Orange juicefresh
- 1 tsp Cuminground
- 2 tbsp Olive oildivided
- 2 tsp Lime zestdivided
- 2 tbsp Lime juicefresh ,divided
- 1⅛ tsp Kosher Saltdivided
- 1 tsp Black pepperdivided
- 4 (7-oz, 1-inch thick) Pork chopsbone-in, center-cut
- 1 pound Red potatoesnew , halved
- ½ Sweet onionslarge , cut into ½-inch wedges
- 1 cup Red bell pepperstrips
- Cooking spraycanola oil
- ¾ cup Avocadocubed ripe
- 1 cup Orangessegments
- 2 tbsp Cilantrochopped fresh
- 1 tbsp Jalapeño pepperfinely chopped seeded
Pork Chops with Orange-Avocado Salsa
This delicious Pork Chops with Orange-Avocado Salsa recipe is a super healthy and tasty dish served with a unique fruity salsa. You might think that the combination of orange, avocado, cilantro and jalapeño is a bit weird, but it is a flavor sensation! I love it!
To make this pork dish, start by seasoning pork chops with a fresh and spicy rub. Place potatoes, onion, and red bell pepper in a tray and bake in the oven. When almost cooked, add the pork to the oven. As the dish cooks, make the salsa by combining orange, avocado, cilantro, and jalapeño. Serve the dish with the salsa on top. Yum!
To make Pork Chops with Orange-Avocado Salsa, you will need the following ingredients:
Steps to make Pork Chops with Orange-Avocado Salsa
Preheat the oven to 425 °F.
Combine 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh oregano with 1 teaspoon of minced garlic, 1 teaspoon of orange zest plus 1 tablespoon of fresh orange juice, 1 teaspoon of ground cumin, 1 tablespoon of oil, 1 teaspoon of lime zest, and 1 tablespoon of lime juice, ½ a teaspoon of salt, and ½ a teaspoon of black pepper in a small bowl. Rub both sides of pork chops with mixture and set aside.
Bake potatoes, onion and peppers
Toss 1 pound of potatoes with onion wedges, 1 cup of bell pepper, ½ a teaspoon of salt, ¼ teaspoon of black pepper, and the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil in a bowl. Spread the veggies in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-22 minutes until the potatoes are just tender, stirring once.
Make orange and avocado salsa
Cook pork chops