Cinnamon Apple Chops
Give your applesauce a red hot twist to update this standard family favorite.
- 4 boneless pork chops, 3/4-inch
- vegetable oil
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1 Tbs lemon juice
- 1 1/2 cups applesauce
- 2 Tbs cinnamon red hot candies
- In small saucepan, stir together 1 1/2 cups applesauce and 2 tablespoon candies. Heat over medium heat, stirring often, until candies are melted; stir well to thoroughly combine. Keep warm, set aside.
- Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Brush chops lightly with oil and brown chops on both sides, turning once, about 3-4 minutes. Sprinkle chops with pepper, add broth and lemon juice. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer gently for 5 minutes or until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 160 F. To serve, top with applesauce and cinnamon candies.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board
Serving Suggestion: Serve with roasted red potatoes and steamed green beans.
Calories from Fat 82 (29%)
(14%)Total Fat 9g
(15%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrate 27g
(4%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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