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Strawberry Pork Chops Recipe

Strawberry Pork Chops Recipe

Moist, juicy and just right for warm summer evenings, these strawberry-topped pork chops from our Test Kitchen are everyday-easy but special enough to serve guests. The blend of rosemary and berry vinaigrette adds a fruity freshness.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup raspberry vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries (1/4-inch slices)

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the vinaigrette, onion, brown sugar, paprika and Worcestershire sauce; set aside. Combine rosemary and pepper; rub over both sides of pork chops.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook chops in oil over medium-high heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Pour vinaigrette mixture over meat; cook 3-4 minutes longer or until pork juices run clear.
  • 3. Remove chops and keep warm. Add strawberries to the cooking juices and toss to coat; serve with pork chops. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons sauce (prepared with fat-free raspberry vinaigrette) equals 365 calories, 18 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 259 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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