Skillet-Barbecued Pork Chops

Skillet-Barbecued Pork Chops

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chop and about 1/3 cup sauce)


  • 4 none (4-ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork chops
  • none Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (about 1 large clove)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup no-salt-added tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


Trim fat from chops. Coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray, and place over medium-high heat until hot. Add pork chops, and cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove chops from pan. Wipe drippings from pan with a paper towel.

Coat pan with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add water and remaining 5 ingredients to pan; stir well. Return chops to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes or until tender.

To serve, spoon sauce mixture over pork chops.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 243none
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 11.1g
  • Saturated fat: 3.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 24.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.4g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Cholesterol: 74mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 444mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg

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