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Marmalade Pork Chops

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chop and about 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce)
Low-sugar marmalades and jams make great low-carb sauces for meat. All you have to do is stir in a bit of vinegar to balance the sweetness, and heat it in the skillet along with the meat.


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 (4-ounce) lean boneless pork loin chops, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup low-sugar orange marmalade

Nutrition Information

  • calories 221
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 9.4 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 25.1 g
  • carbohydrate 7.1 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 71 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 245 mg
  • calcium 6 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chops on both sides with lemon pepper seasoning; add chops to pan, and cook 5 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan, and keep warm.

  2. Add vinegar to pan; stir in marmalade. Return chops to pan, turning once to coat; cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately.

  3. carbo rating: 7

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