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Pork Chops with Fruit Relish

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Other time 15 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chop and about 1/3 cup relish)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon apricot preserves
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 4 (6-ounce) bone-in center-cut loin pork chops (about 1/2 inch thick), trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 small Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 328
  • fat 8.7 g
  • satfat 2.8 g
  • protein 27.0 g
  • carbohydrate 35.9 g
  • cholesterol 74 mg
  • iron 2.1 mg
  • sodium 348 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fiber 2.7 g
  • calcium 40 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine orange juice and preserves in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in cranberries and apricots. Cover and let stand 15 minutes or until liquid is nearly absorbed.

  2. . While relish stands, sprinkle chops with 1 teaspoon thyme, salt, and pepper. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chops; cook 4 minutes on each side or until well browned.

  3. . Stir remaining 1 teaspoon thyme and apple into fruit relish. Serve chops with relish.

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