Flavorful Braised Pork Chops Recipe
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Flavorful Braised Pork Chops Recipe

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"I'm always looking for recipes that are low-calorie and sugar- and salt-free to fix for my husband—he's diabetic and prone to high blood pressure," writes Shirley Antaya of Arab, Alabama, who shared the recipe for these tender chops.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 55 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 55 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons gravy equals 180 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

Directions

  1. Combine seasonings; sprinkle over pork chops. In a nonstick skillet, cook chops in oil until browned on both sides. Add water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45-60 minutes or until tender. Remove meat and keep warm. Combine cornstarch and broth until smooth; stir into cooking juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over pork chops. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Braised Pork Chops in Light & Tasty February/March 2003, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons gravy equals 180 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Apr. 30, 2013

I have made this recipe several times and my family loves it. I like the savory flavor and how easy it is, and it always turns out good.

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Reviewed Jun. 1, 2011

i've already had it requested again. I cooked it in my convection oven. it was very simple and a different flavor from other pork chop recipes i've used.

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Reviewed Jun. 1, 2011

i've already had it requested again. I cooked it in my convection oven. it was very simple and a different flavor from other pork chop recipes i've used.

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Reviewed Apr. 9, 2010

This was very good, I didn't have low sodium broth and used regular but in such a small amount of broth I wasn't to concerned. Yummy

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