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Orange Sauced Pork Chops Recipe

It's simple to dress up plain pork chops with a citrus-flavored sauce.—Cory Cadotte, Winnipeg, Manitoba
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (1 inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, brown pork chops on both sides in oil; drain. Combine the orange juice, brown sugar, marmalade and vinegar; pour over chops. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 14-18 minutes or until meat juices run clear.
  • 2. Remove chops and keep warm. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into pan juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with chops. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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