Mesquite Grilled Pork Chops with Apple Salsa

September 05, 2011

1 (16 ounce) jar applesauce, 1 onion-quartered, 1 jalapeno pepper-seeded and minced, 1 clove garlic-minced, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon ground white pepper, 4 pork chops, 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste, 1 cup mesquite chips-soaked In a medium bowl, combine applesauce, onion, jalapeno pepper, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and white pepper. Refrigerate several hours, or overnight. Season chops with garlic powder, and salt and pepper to taste. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Sprinkle soaked wood over coals, or place in the smoker box of a gas grill. Lightly oil grate, and place chops on grill. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes per side, or to desired doneness. Serve with applesauce salsa.