Apple and figs provide a flavorful addition to this pork dish - perfect when you want dinner to be ready in 25 minutes.
bone-in pork loin chops, 1/2 inch thick (about 1 1/4 lb), trimmed of fat
cup apple juice or dry red wine
cup real maple syrup
cup coarsely chopped dried figs
Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork with salt; place in skillet. Cook about 5 minutes, turning once, until browned. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
To same skillet, cook apple juice, maple syrup and figs over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
In small bowl, mix cornstarch and water; stir into juice mixture. Cook over medium-high heat about 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened and clear.
Reduce heat to medium. Return pork to skillet; spoon sauce over pork. Simmer about 2 minutes or until pork is no longer pink in center.
The apple, maple and figs add a tremendous flavor to the pork.
The pork is lovely with baked or mashed potatoes.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 2 1/2g,
- 2 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.