Fruit-Glazed Pork Chops Recipe

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Fruit-Glazed Pork Chops Recipe
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Fruit-Glazed Pork Chops Recipe

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“Here’s a fast and simple way to grill chops. Your meal can be ready in half an hour, and other fruit preserves can be easily substituted. Also nice broiled in the oven!” Edie DeSpain - Logan, Utah
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup hickory smoke-flavored barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup apricot or peach preserves
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, preserves, corn syrup, mustard and cloves; set aside.
Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-5 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting frequently with sauce mixture. Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Fruit-Glazed Pork Chops in Simple & Delicious July/August 2009, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 406 calories, 19g fat (7g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 422mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 37g protein.

  • 1/3 cup hickory smoke-flavored barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup apricot or peach preserves
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  1. In a small bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, preserves, corn syrup, mustard and cloves; set aside.
  2. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-5 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting frequently with sauce mixture. Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Fruit-Glazed Pork Chops in Simple & Delicious July/August 2009, p35

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homemadewithlove User ID: 4311884 165544
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2014

"easy delicious dinner for weeknight! I used regular mustard but will also experiment as suggested with Dijon. Would also be good on chicken."

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HeatherKP User ID: 4872311 184077
Reviewed May. 16, 2010

"These were so easy and delicious!!!"

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linda_ing User ID: 1152650 184068
Reviewed May. 13, 2010

"Has anyone tried this recipe with dijon mustard instead of prepared? I've used dijon and apricot preserves together before but never prepared yellow mustard."

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garcyb User ID: 3382037 183831
Reviewed May. 13, 2010

"I used chicken quarters and the sauce was just the spark it needed. Thanks for a great recipe. I'll definitely try this with pork."

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tkarinas User ID: 4389335 170438
Reviewed May. 12, 2010

"Fruit glazed pork chops is a simple, easy recipe to make and one my family does any time we have pork chops and the right ingredients. It's a delicious dinner and one we'll be keeping for a long, long time."

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