Island Festival Pork Chops
Plan a festive Caribbean dinner featuring these seasoned and grilled pork chops. Add baked bananas, black beans and rice for a meal of Island pleasure.
6 boneless pork chops, 1-inch thick
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
Salt and pepper, to taste
- Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chops 2 to 3 minutes on each side; add orange juice, onion, water, thyme, salt and pepper to skillet. Bring to boiling, cover; reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 7 to 8 minutes, until chops are tender. Remove chops to a serving platter, keep warm.
- Cook orange juice mixture, uncovered, over high heat until sauce thickens slightly.
- Spoon sauce over pork chops.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories 180 calories Protein 22 grams Fat 7 grams Sodium 85 milligrams Cholesterol 65 milligrams Saturated Fat 2 grams Carbohydrates 5 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.