• Apricot-glazed Pork Chops

    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.

    Exchanges4 medium fat meats; 2 carbohydrates; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Steamed Green BeansIn 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

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