Pork Chops with Cranberry Sauce Recipe
- 6 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
- 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1 cup cranberry-apple juice
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 3/4 cup dried cranberries
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
- 3 cups hot cooked brown rice
- 1. Sprinkle pork chops with pepper and salt. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chops over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove and keep warm.
- 2. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, juice and honey until smooth. Add to pan, stirring to loosen browned bits. Stir in the cranberries, tarragon and parsley. Bring to a boil; cook 2 minutes longer or until thickened and bubbly.
- 3. Return pork to the pan. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4-6 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.
1 each: 336 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 92mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1/2 fruit.
Reviews for Pork Chops with Cranberry Sauce
"I was certain I had fresh tarragon in the house and turned out I didn't, so I used fresh parsley and dried tarragon. I think fresh would have improved the flavor. I'd use a bit more of both spices. I also think the cooking time is slightly off. I prefer a "browner" pork chop, so I'd do the initial browning for more than "3-4 minutes on each side." I served with a side of roasted vegetables and didn't bother with the rice. It's a very good flavor; the cranberry was, I believe, nicely noticeable throughout the pork. Not overpowering - but very pleasant. I will definitely make this again. Thanks for submitting Stephanie!"
"Thought the cranberry flavor would be more noticable throughout the pork. Probably won't make again."
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Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.