Veal Chops with Pepper-Pear Relish

Prep Time : 20 minutes
Cook Time : 20 minutes
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Serves 4

For best results, do not prepare relish in advance.


4 veal loin or rib chops, cut 1 inch thick (approx. 8 ounces each)
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp coarse grind black pepper

Cilantro sprigs (optional)

Lemon twists (optional)


Pepper-Pear Relish
1 Tbs olive oil
1 large each red and green bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (approx. 1 cup each)
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 Tbs minced, seeded, jalapeño pepper
1 Tbs minced fresh ginger
1 medium pear, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (approx. 1 cup)
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
3 Tbs packed brown sugar
1 tsp freshly grated lemon peel
1 tsp salt
2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
2 Tbs chopped fresh cilantro

  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Add bell peppers, onion, jalapeño pepper and ginger. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in pear, 1/4 cup lemon juice, brown sugar, lemon peel and 1/2 tsp salt. Simmer 5 minutes or until pear is tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in remaining 2 Tbs lemon juice and chopped cilantro
  4. Meanwhile place veal chops on rack in broiler pan so surface of meat is 4 inches from heat. Broil 14 to 16 minutes for medium doneness, turning once.
  5. Arrange chops on warm platter; season with salt and pepper. Spoon relish over chops, then garnish with cilantro sprigs and lemon twists, if desired.


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