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Plum-Good Pork Chops

 Plum-Good Pork Chops
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
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 pork chop with 3/4 cup broccoli mixture equals 373 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 685 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.