Pork Chops Fiesta Recipe

Summary

Servings4Cuisine
MethodDish
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon
 Ground allspice1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Orange juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Raisins/Currants1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 All purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pork chops4 (1 Inch Thick)
 Shortening1 Tablespoon
 Orange4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 429 Calories from Fat 130

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.3%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g22%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 78.2 mg

Sodium 310 mg12.9%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.6%

Sugars 30.2 g

Protein 26 g51.8%

Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 138.5%

Calcium 10.1% Iron 8.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine sugar, cornstarch, and allspice in a small saucepan, add water and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.
Stir in fruit juice and raisins.
Remove from heat, and set aside.
Combine flour, salt, and pepper.
Dredge pork chops in flour mixture.
Heat shortening in a skillet over medium high heat, brown chops quickly on both sides.
Pour juice mixture over chops, cover.
Reduce heat, and simmer 45 minutes or until chops are tender.
Top with orange slices.
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