Lemon-Pecan Pork Chops
This delicious dish is quick to make and unforgettable to taste. I serve the chops with garlic mashed potatoes and sweet peas or a colorful mix of vegetables.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 4 boneless pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
- 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- Sprinkle pork chops with lemon-pepper and garlic salt. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chops in butter for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Remove and keep warm. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
- Add the pecans and lemon juice to the skillet; cook and stir for 1 minute or until heated through. Spoon over pork chops.
Nutrition Facts7 ounce-weight: 302 calories, 27g fat (5g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 385mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein.
Originally published as Lemon Pecan Pork Chops in Taste of Home February/March 2006