Pork Chops with Orange Sauce Recipe

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Pork Chops with Orange Sauce Recipe
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Pork Chops with Orange Sauce Recipe

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Tangy orange flavors the marinade and sweet sauce that dress up these tender and juicy chops. Add mashed potatoes or rice and a simple side salad for a fuss-free supper. Mary Chandler - Grand Tower, Illinois
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Pour a scant 1 cup into a large resealable plastic bag; add the pork chops. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for sauce.
If grilling the chops, coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill. Drain and discard marinade. Grill chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and reserved marinade. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with chops. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pork Chops with Orange Sauce in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010, p53

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 269 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 451mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Pour a scant 1 cup into a large resealable plastic bag; add the pork chops. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for sauce.
  2. If grilling the chops, coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill. Drain and discard marinade. Grill chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and reserved marinade. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with chops. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pork Chops with Orange Sauce in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010, p53

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gypsymal User ID: 1286377 108279
Reviewed May. 18, 2010

"These chops were absolutely delicious. It is another of your recipes I will make again and again."

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