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Glazed Pork Chops and Apples Recipe

Glazed Pork Chops and Apples Recipe

This hearty dish was always a family favorite when I was growing up. Mom called the tender chops "fried monkey ears!" Now it's a favorite meal with my own family. —Kathy Barry, Lake Forest, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 3/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 2 medium tart apples, thinly sliced
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle pork chops with sage and salt. In a large skillet, brown chops in oil on both sides. Transfer to an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • 2. Stir flour into the pan drippings until blended. Gradually stir in broth and vinegar. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat.
  • 3. Arrange apples over chops; sprinkle with brown sugar. Drizzle with broth mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/2 cup apples equals 250 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 406 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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