Brown Sugar Pork Chops with Onions

These delicious pork chops are sauteed in orange juice and caramelized in brown sugar for an extra sweet taste.



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Ingredients
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    2   teaspoons 
    vegetable oil
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    4   
    boneless pork rib or loin chops, 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
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    1   medum 
    onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
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    1/4  cup 
    orange juice
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    2   tablespoons 
    packed brown sugar
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    crushed red pepper (optional)

Directions
1.
In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Sprinkle chops with black pepper. Cook chops in hot oil for 6 to 8 minutes, until brown on outside and slightly pink in center, turning once halfway through cooking time. Remove chops from skillet; cover and keep warm.
2.
For sauce, in same skillet cook and stir onion over medium heat for 3 minutes or until tender. Push onion aside. Remove skillet from heat; add orange juice and brown sugar. Return to heat. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved. Stir onions into sauce.
3.
Spoon sauce over chops; sprinkle with crushed red pepper, if desired. Serve with steamed green beans.
Tip
  • Serving Suggestion: Steamed Green Beans.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 304, Fat, total (g) 18, chol. (mg) 68, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 11, Monosaturated fat (g) 8, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 9, pro. (g) 23, vit. A (IU) 48.59, vit. C (mg) 10.04, Thiamin (mg) 0.9, Riboflavin (mg) 0.29, Niacin (mg) 5.33, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.53, Folate (µg) 16.13, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0.55, sodium (mg) 51, Potassium (mg) 517, calcium (mg) 20.19, iron (mg) 0.9, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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