Autumn Glazed Pork Chops
These chops are an easy weekday dinner that highlights autumn flavors. Serve with baked sweet potatoes and steamed green beans.
4 boneless pork chops, 3/4-inch thick
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup apple cider or juice
1/2 cup whole cranberry sauce
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick coating. Heat over medium-high heat. Sprinkle both sides of chops with pepper. Brown chops on each side in hot skillet. Add apple cider. Cover tightly; cook over low heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until chops are just done. Drain off juices.
- In a small bowl combine cranberry sauce, honey, orange juice concentrate, ginger and nutmeg. Pour over chops. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, until heated through.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 272 calories Protein 23 grams Fat 7 grams Sodium 71 milligrams Cholesterol 68 milligrams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.