Grilled Pork with Green Tomato Salsa

Grilled Pork with Green Tomato Salsa
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  • 4Servings


  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 1 large jalapeno chilestemmed, halved and seeded
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 1/4 pounds green tomatoes, cored and quartered
  • 4 scallions, cut into 2-inch pieces (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 8 thin pork cutlets (about 1-1/2 pounds total)
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper


Using a food processor, finely chop the garlic, jalapeno and cilantro. Add the tomatoes and scallions and process until chopped. Transfer the salsa to a serving bowl. Stir in the lime juice and let stand for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, preheat a grill or grill pan to medium-high. Brush the pork lightly with oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook, in batches if necessary, until grill marks appear, 2 to 3 minutes. Flip and cook for 2 to 3 minutes more. Season the salsa with salt and pepper and serve over the pork.