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Ginger-Orange Pork Chops Recipe

Ginger-Orange Pork Chops Recipe

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. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 302 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 211 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 31 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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