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Simple Sweet 'n' Tangy Pork Chops Recipe

Simple Sweet 'n' Tangy Pork Chops Recipe

Just five ingredients are all that's needed for these tender chops. “Whenever I serve these to company, they get rave reviews and recipe requests,” notes Jami Ouellette of Houston, Texas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 bone-in center-cut pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/4 cup beer or beef broth
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, brown chops for 3 minutes on each side.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the beer or broth, ketchup and brown sugar. Pour over pork; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Remove chops and keep warm. Simmer sauce until reduced to 1/2 cup, about 5 minutes. Serve with pork chops. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 3 tablespoons sauce equals 245 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 347 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer