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Lemon-Pecan Pork Chops Recipe

Lemon-Pecan Pork Chops Recipe

This delicious dish is quick to make and unforgettable to taste. I serve the chops with garlic mashed potatoes and sweet peas or a colorful mix of vegetables.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle pork chops with lemon-pepper and garlic salt. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chops in butter for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Remove and keep warm. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • 2. Add the pecans and lemon juice to the skillet; cook and stir for 1 minute or until heated through. Spoon over pork chops. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (7 ounces) equals 302 calories, 27 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 385 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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