Brown Sugar Pork Chops with Onions

Try this super sweet take on pork chops, featuring caramelized onions, orange juice, and brown sugar.

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
15 mins
Cook:
10 mins
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Brown Sugar Pork Chops with Onions

Ingredients
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
4
boneless pork rib or loin chops, 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
1
medum onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
1/4
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Sprinkle chops with black pepper. Cook chops in hot oil for 6 to 8 minutes, until brown on outside and slightly pink in center, turning once halfway through cooking time. Remove chops from skillet; cover and keep warm.
  2. For sauce, in same skillet cook and stir onion over medium heat for 3 minutes or until tender. Push onion aside. Remove skillet from heat; add orange juice and brown sugar. Return to heat. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved. Stir onions into sauce.
  3. Spoon sauce over chops; sprinkle with crushed red pepper, if desired. Serve with steamed green beans.

From the Test Kitchen

Serving Suggestion:

Steamed Green Beans.

Nutrition Facts

(Brown Sugar Pork Chops with Onions)
    Per serving:
  • 304 kcal cal.,
  • 18 g fat
  • (6 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 8 g monounsatured fat),
  • 68 mg chol.,
  • 51 mg sodium,
  • 11 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 9 g sugar,
  • 23 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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