Pork Chops with Apple-Cranberry Sauce

Here’s an easy-to-make pork recipe that’s perfect when you want dinner to be ready in 20 minutes

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
pork boneless loin chops (3/4 to 1 pound)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
3/4
cup apple juice
1/4
cup dry sherry or cranberry juice
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
2
teaspoons cornstarch

  • 1 Spray 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. Cook in skillet, turning once, until brown.
  • 2 Stir in 1/2 cup of the apple juice, the sherry and marjoram. Cover and cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes. Stir in cranberries and onions. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, turning pork once, until pork is slightly pink in center.
  • 3 Mix cornstarch and remaining 1/4 cup apple juice until smooth. Remove pork from skillet; cover to keep warm. Stir cornstarch mixture into skillet; cook and stir until thickened. Serve sauce over pork.

Expert Tips

This recipe is a good choice for family or company. To quickly dress it up for serving, garnish with fresh marjoram sprigs and serve with steamed white rice. A few slices of red or green apple on the platter will add color and crunch.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 3 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.