Pork Chops with Spicy Orange Glaze Recipe

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Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



Starting the pork chops in a cold skillet allows them to heat up slowly and hold on to their interior moisture--a method that works best with thin chops. If using an electric stove, turn the burner to medium just before seasoning the chops in step 1. From America's Test Kitchen. bone-in pork rib chops or center-cut chops, olive oil, salt and ground black pepper, ground cumin, sugar, garlic, red pepper flakes, orange juice cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Pork Chops with Spicy Orange Glaze

500 g (4 chops less refuse) cooked pork rib chops or center-cut pork chops, 1/2- to 3/4-inch thick, net from 2 lbs 6 ounces fresh (101
1 teaspoon olive oil, plus
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1 ground black pepper to taste
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon sugar
2 cloves garlic , minced
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3/4 cup orange juice

Recipe Directions for Pork Chops with Spicy Orange Glaze

  1. Rub each chop with 1/4 teaspoon oil and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and cumin. Sprinkle one side of each chop with 1/8 teaspoon sugar.

  2. Place chops, sugared side down, in large nonstick skillet and press meat into pan. Cook, without moving, over medium heat until lightly browned, 6 to 9 minutes. Turn chops, reduce heat to low, cover, and cook until center of chops registers 145 to 150 degrees on instant-read thermometer, 3 to 6 minutes. Transfer chops to platter, tent with foil, and let rest while making sauce.

  3. Add remaining tablespoon oil, garlic, and pepper flakes to empty pan and cook over medium heat until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add juice and simmer until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Tip accumulated juices from platter with chops into skillet, cook 1 minute, season with salt and pepper, and pour sauce over chops. Serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 179.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
357
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.8g
27%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
115mg
38%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Potassium
671mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
6.1g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
4.4g
Protein
40.7g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 42%
Calcium 4% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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