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Orange-Glazed Pork Chops Recipe

Orange-Glazed Pork Chops Recipe

"This recipe from my niece is not only a snap to prepare, it's delicious, too," says field editor Nila Towler of Baird, Texas. A sweet orange glaze perks up these tender pork chops, and there's plenty of sauce to flavor the accompanying rice as well.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. In a skillet over medium-high heat, brown chops in oil on both sides. Combine brown sugar and orange juice concentrate; pour over the chops. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until the meat juices run clear. Serve pork and sauce over rice. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 531 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 645 mg sodium, 81 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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