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Citrus Smothered Pork Chops

citrus smothered pork chops Entree
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
Gold Medal Flour
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
% Daily Value
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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