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Apricot-Glazed Pork Chops

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.

Cooking Light APRIL 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop)

Ingredients

  • 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)

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 246
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fat: 7.7g
  • Saturated fat: 2.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 23.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 17.4g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 67mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 208mg
  • Calcium: 25mg
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