Pork W/ Blackberry Gastrique and Mango Salsa

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Title: Pork W/ Blackberry Gastrique and Mango Salsa
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Home cookin


---------------------------------FOR SALSA---------------------------------
1 Firm-ripe mango, pitted
And peeled
-- cut in 1/4" cubes
2 tb Finely chopped red onion
1/4 ts Freshly grated lime zest
1 tb Fresh lime juice
2 tb Fresh mint leaves --

-------------------------------FOR GASTRIQUE-------------------------------
3/4 c Red wine vinegar
3 tb Seedless blackberry
1/4 ts Salt

6 center-cut boneless pork loin chops -- 1 1/2" thick freshly ground pepper
~- to taste2 tbsps unsalted butter

Make Salsa: In a bowl stir together salsa ingredients with salt to taste
and let stand, covered, at room temperature. Salsa may be made 2 hours in
advance. Make gastrique: In a small saucepan simmer vinegar until reduced
to about 2 tablespoons, about 3 minutes. Whisk in preserves and salt,
whisking until smooth, and keep warm, covered.

Season pork with pepper and salt. In a heavy skillet melt butter over
moderately high heat until foam subsides and saute pork until golden, about
3 minutes on each side. Cook pork, covered, over moderate heat until
justcooked through, about 5 minutes more.
Posted to EAT-L Digest 27 Aug 96

From: Claudia Knowles

Date: Wed, 28 Aug 1996 14:53:40 -0400