Lemon-Honey Pork Chops

Lemon-Honey Pork Chops

A citrus twist of lemon and quick microwave cooking make this a honey of a pork chop recipe.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

32

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

2
pork loin chops, 1/2 inch thick (1/2 pound)
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons water
2
tablespoons honey
1/4
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon parsley flakes
1
small garlic clove, finely chopped
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon cold water
2
thin slices lemon
  1. Arrange pork chops, narrow ends toward center, in square microwavable dish, 8x8x2 inches. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Mix 2 tablespoons water, the honey, lemon peel, lemon juice, parsley and garlic; pour over pork.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap, folding back one edge or corner 1/4 inch to vent steam. Microwave on Medium (50%) 5 minutes; rotate dish 1/4 turn. Microwave 12 to 15 minutes longer, rotating casserole 1/4 turn every 3 minutes, until slightly pink when cut near bone. Remove pork to warm plates.
  3. 3. Mix cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water; stir into mixture in dish. Cover tightly and microwave on High 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture thickens and boils. Spoon sauce over pork. Garnish with lemon slices.
Makes 2 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
Looking for a slick trick for measuring that sticky honey? Spray the measuring spoon with nonstick cooking spray first, and the honey will slide right out.
Do-Ahead Tip
Cut the 2 lemon slices out of the center of a lemon; wrap and set aside for the last-minute garnish. Then you can use the rest of the lemon for juice and grated peel.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 55 ),
  • Total Fat 3 g
    • (Saturated Fat 50 g,),
  • Cholesterol 320 mg;
  • Sodium 240 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 18 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.