Pork Chops with Apricots Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Pork chops1 1⁄2 Pound
 Brown sugar1 Tablespoon
 Apricot halves/Peach halves, especially yellow peaches peeled, sliced orange may also be substituted for apricots or peaches8 3⁄4 Ounce, peeled (1 Can)
 Orange peel2 Teaspoon, finely chopped or grated
 Orange juice2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 339 Calories from Fat 141

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24%

Saturated Fat 5.1 g25.6%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 117.4 mg

Sodium 193.4 mg8.1%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6.1%

Sugars 10.1 g

Protein 36 g72.4%

Vitamin A 24.6% Vitamin C 22.3%

Calcium 4.5% Iron 7.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Trim all fat from pork chops.

MAKING
2) Take a square baking dish and arrange the chops in it.
3) Add brown sugar, salt and pepper, orange juice and orange peel over each chop.
4) If canned fruit is used, pour half the liquid from it over the chops.
5) Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
6) Toss the chops and place apricots, peaches or orange slices on them.
7) Cover and cook again for 5 minutes till pork is soft.
8) Leave aside for 5 minutes before serving.

SERVING
9) Serve this with baked sweet potatoes or a rice pilaf and a vegetable side dish or tossed salad.
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