Apple-Cranberry Sirloin Chops
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
FOR ROASTS, CHOPS and TENDERLOINS
Cook to 145 F with 3 minute rest
4 boneless sirloin pork chops, 3/4-inch thick
salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 cup apple cider, OR apple juice
1/2 cup cranberry sauce
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick coating. Heat over medium-high heat. Sprinkle both sides of chops with pepper. Brown chops on each side in hot skillet. Add apple cider. Cover tightly; cook over low heat for about 8 minutes or until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time.
In a small bowl combine cranberry sauce, honey, orange juice concentrate, ginger and nutmeg. Pour over chops. Cook for 1-2 minutes, until heated through.
This recipe will work with any type of pork chop. The apple and cranberry combination tastes great as a quick and easy fall meal. Try serving this recipe with acorn squash wedges, marinated green beans, and French bread.
Calories: 248 calories
Protein: 23 grams
Fat: 7 grams
Sodium: 69 milligrams
Cholesterol: 67 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 28 grams
Fiber: 1 grams