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Pork Chops with Apricot Glaze Recipe

Pork Chops with Apricot Glaze Recipe

This quick recipe is fantastic! The seasonings add just the right amount of flavor, and the apricot preserves offer a touch of sweetness. The glaze is also tasty on grilled chicken. —Kathy Harding, Richmond, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped unsalted peanuts


  • 1. Mix ginger, salt, garlic powder and pepper; rub onto both sides of chops. In a small saucepan, combine preserves, hoisin sauce and pepper flakes; cook and stir over medium heat until blended. Reserve 1/2 cup for brushing chops after grilling.
  • 2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Grill pork, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting frequently with remaining sauce during the last 4 minutes of cooking. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Brush chops with reserved sauce; sprinkle with green onions and peanuts. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop: 399 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 549mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 34g protein.

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Katisha User ID: 884706 194908
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2013

"My husband loved this dish, and he is a very picky eater. Pantry ingredients make this a great weeknight dinner."

bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 193244
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2011

"Excellent flavor but NOT low calorie. I agree with my fellow reviewer."

rmbarr059 User ID: 4046105 194906
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2011

"Loved this recipe! I thought it was fairly high calorie for something considered "light," so I just made it a 4oz serving of pork rather than 6oz. Absolutely delicious!"

jennidw User ID: 2531705 178943
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2011

"These chops were very tasty, and my 2 year old son gobbled them up. He even asked for the sauce on his green beans (and it was quite good on them!)"

lapodo User ID: 4472715 178941
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2011

"It was very good. Next time I will reduce the amount of salt since the hoisin sauce has a fair amount of salt included."

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