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Tangy Apricot Pork Chops Recipe

Tangy Apricot Pork Chops Recipe

For a stovetop supper that's guaranteed to please, try this pork chop specialty. Apricot preserves jazz it up without much effort.—Phyllis Flint, San Antonio, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 bone-in pork loin chops (1 inch thick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard


  • 1. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. In a skillet, brown chops in oil for 3 minutes on each side. In a small bowl, combine the preserves, vinegar and mustard. Spoon half of the mixture over pork. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3 minutes. Turn chops; top with remaining preserves mixture. Cover and simmer 4-5 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 344 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 711 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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