Short Sharp Chops

Freezing instructions: Combine pork and marinade in a large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag, and place in freezer for up to 2 months. Thaw in refrigerator; cook as directed.


4 servings (serving size: 2 chops)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 177
Caloriesfromfat 42 %
Fat 8.2 g
Satfat 2.6 g
Monofat 4.1 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 19.8 g
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 56 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 256 mg
Calcium 14 mg


8 (2-ounce) boned center-cut loin pork chops (1/4 inch thick)
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate, undiluted
1/4 cup chopped green onions
2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon olive oil


Trim fat from pork. Combine soy sauce and the next 5 ingredients (soy sauce through garlic) in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add pork to bag; seal and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning bag occasionally. Remove pork from bag; discard marinade.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chops; sauté 3 minutes on each side.