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Citrus Smothered Pork Chops

Citrus Smothered Pork Chops
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
Looking for comfort food that’s full of bright flavors? Try these skillet pork chops that pair a memorable citrus sauce—tangy, with just the right balance of savory and sweet—with perfectly seared chops and sautéed onions.
Updated October 30, 2018
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops, 3/4 inch thick (about 1 1/2 lb)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced (1 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Season pork chops with salt and pepper.
  • 2
    In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add pork chops; cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown on both sides. Transfer to plate.
  • 3
    Reduce heat to medium; add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to skillet. Add onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned and softened. Add flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in broth and orange zest; heat to boiling. Add pork chops back to skillet; spoon sauce over top of pork. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 to 7 minutes or until pork is cooked through (at least 145°F). Transfer pork chops to serving plate.
  • 4
    Add orange juice, lime juice and sugar to sauce in skillet. Cook and stir about 1 minute or until hot. Pour over pork chops, and serve.

  • Try serving these saucy pork chops over cooked white rice.
  • A little lime and orange zest grated over the finished dish makes a nice garnish.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
30%
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
600mg
25%
Potassium
530mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
37g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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