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Baked Barbecue Pork Chops Recipe

Baked Barbecue Pork Chops Recipe

“This is a recipe that my mom used to prepare when I was growing up. Our whole family loved it,” writes Bonnie Schiltz of Oakley, Kansas. “Now I enjoy preparing this same dish for my husband and our four children. They seem to enjoy it as much as I did when I was a kid.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 bay leaf

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle pork chops with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chops in oil for 3-4 minutes on each side or until browned.
  • 2. Transfer to an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. In a small saucepan, combine the water, ketchup, vinegar, celery seed, nutmeg, bay leaf and remaining salt; bring to a boil. Pour over pork.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Discard bay leaf. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop equals 190 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 505 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.