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Citrus-Glazed Pork

Yield 4 servings
This bright orange-and-grapefruit sauce also perks up chicken or turkey. Serve the pork with couscous or rice and your favorite green vegetable.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound thin (1/4- to 1/2-inch-thick) pork cutlets
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup drained jarred citrus salad in light syrup (reserve 1/3 cup syrup)
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange marmalade or apricot preserves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger, optional
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 2 tsp water

Nutrition Information

  • calories (1/4 of recipe): 237
  • fat 9 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • sodium 52 mg
  • cholesterol 67 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prep time: 5 minutes
    Cooking time: 7 minutes
    Total: 12 minutes

    In a large pan, brown cutlets in oil over high heat, about 2 minutes per side, until cooked through. Remove and keep warm.

    Reduce heat to medium. Add reserved syrup, orange juice, marmalade, and ginger, if desired, to skillet; simmer for 2 minutes. Add fruit and cornstarch-water mixture and cook, stirring, until slightly thickened, about 1 minute. Spoon sauce and fruit over cutlets; serve.

    How kids can help: Measure ingredients.