Combine marinade/sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
Add half of the marinade to the pork chops. Set aside for 20 minutes.Reserve the other half.
Remove pork chops for the marimade and discard the marinade.
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a big skillet over high heat. Cook pork chops, 2 to 3 minutes on the first side. Flip and cook until the chops are golden brown on the other side, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from skillet and set aside.
Clean the skillet and heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil. Add garlic, ginger and red chilies; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute, or until fragrant. Add white part of scallions and red peppers, cook for 1 more minute.
Add the pork chops, the remaining sauce, and peanuts; cook until the pork chops are nicely coated with the sauce, about 2 minutes. Add the green part of scallions.
Serve immediately, with white rice, if desired.