Cranberry-Maple Pork Chops
These tender, juicy pork chops with their sweet sauce and hint of maple syrup are company-special, but quick and easy enough for weeknights. Serve with rice or roasted potato wedges. —Heather Bates, Athens, Maine
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 6 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
- 1/3 cup grape jelly
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown
- chops in butter. Remove and keep warm.
- In the same skillet, combine the cranberry sauce, jelly, ketchup and
- soy sauce; cook and stir until blended. Return chops to the pan;
- drizzle with syrup. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer
- for 15-20 minutes or until meat is tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 pork chop with 1/3 cup sauce equals 415 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 495 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.