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A pork-and-pear sauté with a lemon-vodka sauce sounds fancy but you can put this delicious yet simple dish together in a flash. Serve with a side salad and bread.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2000


Recipe Summary

2 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop, 2 pear halves, and 1 tablespoon sauce)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle the pork chops with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add pork chops to skillet; sauté 3 minutes on each side or until pork is done. Remove pork from pan, and keep warm. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in pan over medium heat. Place pear in pan, cut sides down. Sauté 2 minutes on each side or until golden. Remove pear from pan, and keep warm. Stir in the vodka, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, rind, juice, and chives, and cook for 1 minute.


Nutrition Facts

338 calories; calories from fat 36%; fat 13.3g; saturated fat 3.2g; mono fat 5.5g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 25.9g; carbohydrates 30.5g; fiber 4.9g; cholesterol 71mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 661mg; calcium 34mg.