Ginger-Orange Pork Chops Recipe
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Ginger-Orange Pork Chops Recipe

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From Kennesaw, Georgia, Charlotte Wilson confirms, "These tender chops are easy to make...and so delicious! We like them with rice or mashed potatoes."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water

Nutritional Facts

7 ounce-weight: 302 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 211mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 31g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in oil. Sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper. Combine the orange juice, ginger and garlic; pour over chops. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-8 minutes or until meat juices run clear. Remove chops and keep warm.
  2. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into pan juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over pork chops. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Ginger-Orange Pork Chops in Cooking for 2 Summer 2005, p 54

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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s_pants User ID: 174050 54823
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2011

"Very good the orange and ginger together."

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Reviewed Aug. 22, 2011

"This doesn't have quite the strong orange/ginger taste I expected."

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