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Lime-Glazed Pork Chops Recipe
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Lime-Glazed Pork Chops Recipe

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These tangy grilled chops are all the talk at barbecues and tailgates. You gotta have them with the sweet and sour glaze. —Jacqueline Correa, Landing, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup orange marmalade
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh gingerroot
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (8 ounces each)
  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • Lime wedges

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop equals 286 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 85 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 0.55 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Directions

  1. For glaze, in a small saucepan, combine marmalade, jalapeno, lime juice and ginger; cook and stir over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until marmalade is melted.
  2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly.
  3. Grill chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°, brushing with glaze during the last 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro; serve with lime wedges. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Lime-Glazed Pork Chops in Light & Tasty June/July 2004, p6

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop equals 286 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 85 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 0.55 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Apr. 27, 2015

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