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Chipotle-Orange Pork Chops Recipe
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Chipotle-Orange Pork Chops Recipe

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Orange juice concentrate and maple syrup add a one-two punch of sweetness to smokin’ flavors. With a method that’s as easy as “whisk and grill,” you’d be crazy not to fix extras. —Billy Hensley, Temperance, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 3 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 bone-in pork loin chops (8 ounces each and 3/4 inch thick)

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 2 teaspoons sauce equals 289 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 398 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 31 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Set aside 1/3 cup for serving.
  2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill pork chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-5 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting frequently with orange mixture. Let chops stand for 5 minutes before serving with reserved sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Chipotle-Orange Pork Chops in Simple & Delicious August/September 2011, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 2 teaspoons sauce equals 289 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 398 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 31 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Sep. 10, 2012

For such a short list of ingredients, the flavor was excellent...sweet, tangy, and just enough heat. Definitely a keeper!

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2011

I love the combo of the orange and chipotle! I broiled them in the oven but I want to try them on the grill next!

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