Our Favorite Pork Chops Recipe
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Our Favorite Pork Chops Recipe

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My husband raves about these tender sweet-and-sour chops that top my list of best quick dinners. They’re on our menu regularly.—Linda Foreman, Locust Grove, OK
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup picante sauce
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 455 calories, 25g fat (8g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 539mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein.


  1. Place flour in a large resealable plastic bag. Add pork chops, one at a time; close bag and toss to coat.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork chops. Cook until light brown, 2-3 minutes on each side; drain. Combine picante sauce, apple and brown sugar; add to skillet.
  3. Reduce heat; cook, covered, until a thermometer reads 145°, 4-6 minutes longer. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Our Favorite Pork Chops in Country Woman December/January 2010, p36

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Mamaoj User ID: 5373389 173871
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2011

"I made 6 thick bone-in chops and doubled all other ingredients to make additional sauce for over mashed potatoes. Very easy and incredibly tasty. Everyone loved it ."

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