Pork Chops with Charred Jalapeño & Peach Puree Recipe

Pork Chops with Charred Jalapeño & Peach Puree Recipe

Something about summertime just makes me want to fire up a grill on the regular. Balmy evenings, ice cold drinks, good company and the smell of delicious food cooking away on a blazing hot grill – I love everything about it. However, here in Florida during the summer months, the temperature, especially during the day, can be a bit too warm to spend a considerable amount of time outdoors. Therefore, quick and simple grilling recipes are always what I’m in search of.

These easy and incredibly satisfying pork chops with jalapeño & peach puree are ideal for scratching that grilling itch on even the hottest of summer days. Make the puree indoors before heading out to grill the pork chops and then you’re under 20 minutes (including grill heating time) from dinner.

Grilled pork chops with charred jalapeño and peach puree
Grilled pork chops with charred jalapeño and peach puree

The ingredient list for this dish is minimal and you probably have the majority of the items on hand already. If not, Rollin’ Oats is your one stop shop for grabbing everything you need, including quality pork loin chops. They carry Niman Ranch pork loin chops that never have any antibiotics or hormones added and they come in a convenient two-pack.

When grilled, these pork chops are ultra juicy with smokey notes. In my opinion, all they need are a good brush of quality olive oil and some salt and pepper – that’s it. If you want to level up these chops, you could cook them via sous vide for 1 hour prior to grilling. That’s only a suggestion though – the pork chops are great enough without that step.

To complete the meal, I suggest serving these pork chops along side a simply dressed, cool and crisp salad. Save any leftover charred jalapeño and peach puree for the next week or so and use it with other meals like tacos, sandwiches, rice bowls, chicken, etc.

Grilled pork chops with charred jalapeño and peach puree

Pork Chops with Charred Jalapeño & Peach Puree Recipe

Abby Allen-Leach
This savory and sweet combination is best enjoyed outdoors with a cold beverage on a balmy summer evening. The puree is fantastic with a myriad of things - chicken, sandwiches, tacos, rice bowls, and so on.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Course Condiment, Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 380 kcal


  • 1 Blender Food processor will work as well


Pork Chops

  • 4 pork loin chops
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt plus more as needed
  • pepper
  • cilantro (optional)

Charred Jalapeño & Peach Puree

  • 2 peaches make sure they are very ripe - remove/discard pit and cut peach into chunks
  • 2 jalapeños
  • 1 shallot medium in size, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 lime juice only
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp salt plus more as needed


Charred Jalapeño & Peach Puree

  • Heat oven to broil. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and broil jalapeños until they begin to char at around 7-9 minutes (keep an eye on them as they will take on color quickly as they begin to char and you don't want to burn them).
    Charred peppers after broiling in the oven
  • Set jalapeños aside until they're cool enough to handle. Carefully cut away seeds and stems and discard. Add jalapeño flesh to a small high powered blender or food processor with peeled and chopped shallot, peaches, lime juice, honey, olive oil and salt. Blend for 30-45 seconds or until puree is smooth. Season with more salt as needed.
    Charred jalapeño and peach puree

Pork Chops

  • Prepare grill by cleaning the grates and heating to medium-high heat - ideally 400-450F. Brush pork chops with olive oil and season with salt and a few cracks of black pepper.
    Grill is prepped and the prok chops are oiled and seasoned
  • Grill pork chops directly over the heat, turning once halfway through, for about 10-12 minutes or until they reach 140F. They should have some beautiful grill marks on each side as well.
    Pork chops on the grill
  • Allow them to rest for a few minutes then slice and serve over peach puree and garnish with cilantro (optional).
    Pork chops with charred jalapeño and peach puree plated
Nutrition Facts
Pork Chops with Charred Jalapeño & Peach Puree Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Trans Fat 0.1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Cholesterol 90mg30%
Sodium 1364mg59%
Potassium 645mg18%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 386IU8%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 380kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 30gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 1364mgPotassium: 645mgFiber: 2gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 386IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Charred Jalapeño & Peach Puree, Pork Chop
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