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Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Dried Fruit

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop and 1/3 cup sauce)
Serve this saucy dish with plain couscous or quick-cooking brown rice. Add a savory green salad or steamed vegetables to balance the sweetness of the pork chops.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 4 (6-ounce) bone-in center-cut pork chops (about 1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup sliced shallots
  • 1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (7-ounce) package dried mixed fruit bits (such as SunMaid)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 380
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 12.6 g
  • satfat 4.5 g
  • monofat 5.5 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 28.5 g
  • carbohydrate 38.7 g
  • fiber 4.7 g
  • cholesterol 76 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 299 mg
  • calcium 56 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle both sides of pork with salt and pepper. Add pork to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove from pan, and set aside.

  2. Add shallots to pan; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add broth and fruit; cover and simmer 1 minute. Return pork to pan, and cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated.