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Dijon-Honey Pork Chops Recipe

Dijon-Honey Pork Chops Recipe

You won't need salt to season when you serve these tasty chops. They're treated to a flavorful honey-orange-Dijon sauce in this quick entree from Shirley Goehring of Lodi, California.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  • 1. Sprinkle pork chops with lemon-pepper. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, heat oil over medium heat. Add pork chops; cook 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk orange juice, mustard and honey until blended; pour over chops. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 5-8 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°.
  • 3. Remove chops from pan; keep warm. Cook sauce, uncovered, 2-3 minutes longer or until mixture is reduced to 1/4 cup. Serve with chops. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1 tablespoon sauce equals 244 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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