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Pecan Pork Chops Recipe

Pecan Pork Chops Recipe

A delicate butter and brown sugar glaze is a tasty topping for these broiled pork chops.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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