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Pork Chops in Mexican Red Salsa, or Chuletas en Salsa Roja, is a hearty and yummy dish that is great for busy weeknights. Via @MamaMaggiesKitchen
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Pork Chops in Mexican Red Salsa (or Chuletas en Salsa Roja)

Pork Chops in Mexican Red Salsa, or Chuletas en Salsa Roja, is flavorful and 100% delicious. It comes together quickly, making it perfect for weeknights.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 pork chops thin cut
  • ¼ onion sliced
  • 4 tomatoes diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 cup chicken broth divided
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cilantro chopped


  • Warm up the olive oil in a large skillet.
  • Salt and pepper the pork chops.
  • Sear the pork chops on all sides.
  • Meanwhile, in a blender, add the tomatoes, jalapeño, garlic, and 1 cup chicken broth.
  • Blend until smooth and set aside until ready to use.
  • Remove the pork chops from the pan and place on a place.
  • Note: The pork chops will not be fully cooked.
  • Add the sliced onions to the pan and cook until translucent. 1 minute.
  • Add the tomato mixture and remaining chicken broth.
  • Bring to a simmer.
  • Reduce heat.
  • Carefully return pork chops to the pan.
  • Cook for 15 minutes or until the pork chops are completely cooked.
  • Top with cilantro and serve with white rice.
  • Enjoy!