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Apricot-glazed Pork Chops

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 414
Total Fat 18.5 g
Saturated Fat 5.5 g
Sodium 421 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Protein 33 g

Servings and Times

Servings 2

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Canola oil 2 teaspoons
Boneless pork chops 2 (6-ounce)
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Orange juice 3 tablespoons
Ground ginger ¼ teaspoon
Apricot preserves ¼ cup

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Season pork with salt and pepper, and then add to pan. Cook 5 minutes on each side, remove from pan, and set aside.
  2. Whisk together orange juice, ginger, and preserves in a medium bowl. Add mixture to pan, reduce heat, and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly, Return pork to pan, cook 1 minute on each side, spooning sauce over pork as it cooks, until pork is cooked and heated through.
  3. Drizzle pork with remaining sauce and serve.
  • Exchanges

    4 medium fat meats; 2 carbohydrates; 1 fat

  • Side Suggestions: Steamed Green Beans

    In a small saucepan, bring about 1-inch of water to a boil. Add 2 cups trimmed green beans, cover, and steam about 6 minutes, until tender. Drain and toss with 1 teaspoon olive oil, ¼ teaspoon salt, and freshly ground pepper to taste.

  • Side Suggestions: Long-grain and Wild Rice