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Orange-Rosemary Pork Cutlets

No recipe image available.Fresh orange adds a burst of citrus to these quick-simmered pork cutlets. Serve with roasted or braised winter squash halves, green peas and warm dinner rolls.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound pork cutlets (fresh leg of pork or tenderloin)
1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 teaspoons olive oil - divided use
1 navel orange, peeled and sliced (optional: reserve some peel for garnish)
1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
1/4 cup peach or apricot jam

Cooking Directions:

  1. If necessary pound cutlets to 1/4-inch thickness; season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in large nonstick skillet; add pork and sauté, 3 to 4 minutes on each side until cooked through. Remove cutlets to plate, cover with foil to keep warm.
  3. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil, add orange slices, rosemary and 2 tablespoons water. Cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes, until orange is tender. Add jam and a tablespoon of water, cook over medium heat, stirring, until sauce is of desired consistency.
  4. Pour sauce over cutlets, garnish with slivered orange peel if desired, and serve.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.