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Plum-Good Pork Chops Recipe
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Plum-Good Pork Chops Recipe

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Ginger and plum sauce add Asian flavor that makes this dish a standout. A side of crunchy coleslaw is the perfect partner. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 3/4 cup plum sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 5 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (12 ounces) broccoli coleslaw mix
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

373 calories: 1 pork chop with 3/4 cup broccoli mixture , 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 685mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 3g fiber), 33g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 4 lean meat 1 vegetable 0 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, brown chops in oil. Combine the plum sauce, orange juice, soy sauce, garlic, mustard, ginger and pepper; pour over chops. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Remove pork chops and keep warm. Set aside 1/2 cup sauce mixture.
  2. In the same skillet, cook the coleslaw mix, carrot and onions over medium heat until crisp-tender. Serve with pork chops; drizzle with reserved sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Plum-Good Pork Chops in Simple & Delicious August/September 2010, p30

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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s_pants
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2016

"Whole family loves it!"

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angcy
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2014 Edited Dec. 21, 2014

"Delicious. My husband, one year old and three year old love it. Served it with rice, peas and zucchini."

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JLinnGS
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2012

"My husband isn't a fan of pork chops but he did like these. I also thought they were very good, not your usual tasting pork chop."

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mas4144
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2012

"This recipe is very delicious but I will make a couple of changes when I make it again. I will double or maybe even triple the sauce. The sauce is rather skimpy and not enough to go around. It was easy to scorch and I had to keep adding more liquid. I added sweet and sour sauce to the sauce I prepared the broccoli coleslaw in. I think when I make it again I will omit the plum sauce and just use sweet and sour sauce. I also added some garlic powder to the coleslaw and served a side dish of fried rice with some of the sauce drizzled over it. All and all it turned out delicious and my husband loved it too. Yes, I definitely will be making this again."

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niagaracat
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2012

"nice and moist pork chops and the cole slaw mix was a nice side"

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Berginger
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2012

"Excellent and so easy to prepare!"

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TheBelly
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2011

"I added a bit of hot sauce and used pork loin chops....It was excellent...I passed it on to three friends. Definitely will make it again"

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rapyne
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2011

"I reduced this for two and used boneless pork loin chops. I did make the broccoli coleslaw from scratch rather than the mix. As a side, I cooked rice, which tasted great sopping up some of the sauce. I'm not that fond of Asian cooking/flavors but this recipe looked like a good mix and worth trying. The pork was moist by braising it in the sauce. The slaw and rice made a perfect compliment to the dish."

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sandramunson
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2011

"This was really good and will definately be made again in our home. I didn't tell my family what the broccoli slaw was until after they said it tasted good. To my surprise, they still ate it."

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AngDay
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2010

"YUMMY!!! Added a bit of honey when cooking the cabbage, we had NO leftovers and a request from the 10 yo to make it the next night too!"

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