Herb-Rubbed Pork Chops Recipe
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
- 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
- 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 2 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
- 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
- 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons sherry or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1. In a small bowl, combine the parsley, marjoram, sage, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Brush both sides of pork chops with 1 teaspoon oil; rub with herb mixture.
- 2. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chops in remaining oil over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove and keep warm. Add broth and sherry or additional broth to skillet, stirring to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil.
- 3. Return chops to the pan. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4-5 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Serve chops with pan juices. Yield: 2 servings.
1 pork chop with 3 tablespoons pan juices equals 221 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 282 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.