Good Morning America Recipes

Ancho-Rubbed Pork Chops

Jack McDavid's Independence Day Recipe

GMA Recipes Dinner
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

great celebration calls for some great food. For Good Morning America's Fourth of July show in Philadelphia, one of the city's favorite chefs, Jack McDavid, served up some ancho-rubbed Smithfield pork chops with mango salsa.


  • 4 tbsp. salt
  • 4 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. ancho powder
  • 4 one-inch-thick Smithfield pork chops (about 1 pound each)
  • Mango Salsa
  • 2 mangos, pitted and diced
  • 2 tbsp. Spanish onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp. Red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/3 cup coriander, chopped
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • Cooking Directions

    Make rub by mixing all ingredients together

    Coat chops all over with rub and allow to rest in refrigerator for one hour

    Heat grill to medium high heat. Grill chops over coals. Rotate chops 90 degrees after four minutes to mark. Grill each side for eight minutes

    Mix salsa ingredients together in a bowl by hand and chill.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: ancho powder, mangos, coriander

    Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Sauces and marinades

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