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Onion-Apricot Pork Chops Recipe

Onion-Apricot Pork Chops Recipe

Dressed up with a glossy sauce, these tender chops from Phyllis Schmalz of Kansas City, Kansas are ready in a half hour!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 large onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1-1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons cold water

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in butter over medium-high heat. Add the onion and apricots. Combine the broth, marmalade, ginger, garlic and nutmeg; pour into skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until meat juices run clear.
  • 2. Remove chops and keep warm. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Spoon over pork chops. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 296 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 392 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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