Szechuan peppercorns have a distinct spicy, woody fragrance. It adds a cool aroma and flavour to the salsa, but you could substitute regular black pepper.
Brined Pork Chops
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
In a large bowl add all the brine ingredients and whisk until salt has dissolved fully.
Remove pan from the oven and place the pork chops onto a platter to rest for 4 to 5 minutes. Reserve any pork juices that are in the pan.
Serve the pork chops and with the mango salsa and reserved pan juices.
In a medium sized bowl, add the red onion, szechuan peppercorns, ginger, chile and limejuice, mix well. Stir in the mango, and while mixing add the olive oil. Check seasoning and stir in the cilantro.