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Cranberry-Maple Pork Chops Recipe

Cranberry-Maple Pork Chops Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown chops in butter. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. 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 Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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