Maple Pork with Figs

Maple Pork with Figs

Apple and figs provide a flavorful addition to this pork dish - perfect when you want dinner to be ready in 25 minutes.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

4
bone-in pork loin chops, 1/2 inch thick (about 1 1/4 lb), trimmed of fat
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup apple juice or dry red wine
1/4
cup real maple syrup
1/3
cup coarsely chopped dried figs
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1/4
cup water
  1. 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.
  2. To same skillet, cook apple juice, maple syrup and figs over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Betty Tip:
The apple, maple and figs add a tremendous flavor to the pork.
The pork is lovely with baked or mashed potatoes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 21g),
  • Protein 22g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.