Apricot-Glazed Pork Chops

Juicy, tender pork chops served with brown rice and steamed asparagus make an excellent family-friendly meal. The apricot glaze gives this dish a sweet touch.


4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 246
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 7.7 g
Satfat 2.6 g
Monofat 3.8 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 23.5 g
Carbohydrate 17.4 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 67 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 208 mg
Calcium 25 mg


1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork chops (about 1/2 inch thick)
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/3 cup apricot preserves
1/3 cup riesling or other slightly sweet white wine
1/2 teaspoon bottled ground fresh ginger (such as Spice World)


Sprinkle salt and black pepper evenly over pork. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add pork. Cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove pork from pan, and keep warm.

Combine preserves, wine, and ginger in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add preserves mixture to pan; simmer 4 minutes or until mixture thickens. Return pork to pan; cook 1 minute, turning to coat.