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Orange-Topped Chops

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


6 servings

This recipe has just two main ingredients, plus a few seasonings. As the chops simmer, they'll pick up the fruity flavor. You can substitute any canned fruit for the oranges. —Cindy Milleson, Bozeman, Montana
Orange-Topped Chops Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (8 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in oil on both sides. Top with oranges; sprinkle with cloves and pepper.
  2. Cover and simmer over medium-high heat for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.

Nutrition Facts

1 pork chop: 372 calories, 21g fat (7g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 36g protein.

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