Almond Orange Pork Chops

Author: Canadian Living

The extra sauce is delicious spooned over parsley-sprinkled new potatoes. Serve with New Potatoes — Green Beans — Iceberg Wedges

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 orange peeled and sliced crosswise
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup sliced almond toasted

Method

Trim chops; sprinkle with thyme, salt and pepper. In skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown chops, about 6 minutes. Transfer to plate; keep warm.

In same skillet, bring juice and water to boil. Add orange slices and cinnamon. Whisk cornstarch with 2 tbsp (25 mL) water; whisk into skillet. Return chops to pan, turning to coat. Sprinkle with almonds.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 362 mg
  • Protein 28 g
  • Calories 297.0
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Cholesterol 68 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 15 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 11.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 48.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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