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Honey-Lime Pork Chops

 Honey-Lime Pork Chops
I really appreciate how easy it is to prepare these juicy pork chops. Marinating them overnight seasons them wonderfully. They're sure to be requested often by family and friends. —Janice Mitchell of Aurora, Colorado
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • SAUCE:
  • 3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon browning sauce
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water

Directions

  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first four
  • ingredients. Add pork chops. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate
  • for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Grill chops, covered, over medium heat or
  • broil 4-5 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a
  • thermometer reads 145°. Let meat stand for 5 minutes before
  • serving.
  • For sauce, combine the broth, garlic, honey, lime juice, browning

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Honey-Lime Pork Chops (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • sauce and pepper in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Combine
  • cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into broth mixture. Return
  • to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve
  • with pork chops. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons sauce) equals 200 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 884 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.