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Cinnamon Apple Chops

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 20 min.
Give your applesauce a red hot twist to update this standard family favorite.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 280
  Calories from Fat 82 (29%)
(14%)Total Fat 9g
(15%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(18%)Cholesterol 55mg
(7%)Sodium 160mg
(16%)Potassium 549mg
Total Carbohydrate 27g
(4%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(44%)Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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