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Braised Pork Chops with Orange-Mustard Sauce

Braised Pork Chops with Orange-Mustard Sauce A quick-braised skillet supper like this savory pork chop dish means hearty eating in a hurry. Add crusty rolls and a green vegetable to complete the meal.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 boneless pork center loin chops, 3/4-inch thick
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons finely chopped gingerroot
1/3 cup orange juice
3 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 cloves garlic, minced
Fresh sliced oranges
Watercress sprigs

Cooking Directions:

  1. Season chops with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chops, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  2. In small bowl, stir together gingerroot, orange juice, soy sauce, honey, mustard and garlic. Pour ginger mixture over chops. Simmer, covered, 8 to 10 minutes or until chops are tender.
  3. Place cooked chops on serving plate; spoon 1/2 of orange-mustard sauce over pork. Garnish with orange slices and watercress. Pass remaining sauce.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories 219 calories Protein 27 grams Fat 9 grams Sodium 798 milligrams Cholesterol 66 milligrams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.