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Pecan Pork Chops

 Pecan Pork Chops
A delicate butter and brown sugar glaze is a tasty topping for these broiled pork chops.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans

Directions

  • Broil pork chops 4-5 in. from the heat for 4 minutes. Meanwhile, in a
  • small bowl, combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt and mustard. Stir in
  • the butter and vinegar until smooth.
  • Turn chops over and broil for 2 minutes. Spoon about 2 teaspoons
  • sugar mixture over top of each chop. Broil 2-3 minutes longer or
  • until a thermometer reads 145°. Top each chop with 1 teaspoon
  • pecans. Broil 1 minute more or until pecans are toasted. Let stand
  • for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 97 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 109 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

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Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.