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Easy Barbecued Pork Chops Recipe

Easy Barbecued Pork Chops Recipe

This is my favorite "penny pincher" skillet supper. Sweet red peppers add color and flavor to this main dish, but when I'm watching our budget, I use less expensive green peppers. —Jorie Welch of Acworth, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 2/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet, brown pork chops in oil over medium-high heat. Remove chops and keep warm. Add green pepper, celery and onion to the skillet; cook and stir until vegetables begin to soften.
  • 2. Return pork chops to the pan. In a bowl, combine the ketchup, brown sugar, broth and chili powder. Pour over chops and vegetables. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until meat is tender. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/3 cup sauce equals 312 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 867 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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