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Cider-Glazed Pork Chops with Carrots

Treat the family to a new pork chop dinner that will please them so much, they’ll think you took culinary classes. They’ll never guess this simple main dish cost about $2 a serving! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 3/4 cup apple cider or juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 8 small carrots, halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • In a large skillet, brown pork chops on both sides 3 teaspoons oil.
  • In a small bowl, combine the cider, brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, mustard and ginger; pour over chops. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, place carrots in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Drizzle with remaining oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until tender, turning once. Serve with pork chops.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 326 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 897mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein.

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  • MelodyMahala
    Jul 6, 2011

    It had more flavor than I thought it would. The pork chops stayed moist but I wish the sauce was a little thicker.

  • chris_giles18
    Feb 25, 2011

    No comment left

  • melis00
    Jan 18, 2011

    yummy and simple!