• 9 Ratings

Brown sugar caramelizes the pork chops giving them a sweet flavor and crispy exterior.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. In a small bowl combine thyme, brown sugar, pepper, and salt. Sprinkle over both sides of chops; rub in with your fingers.

  • In an extra-large ovengoing skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chops; cook 10 minutes or until well browned, turning once. Transfer to oven. Roast 5 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in chops registers 145°F. Remove chops from skillet; cover and keep warm. Drain off fat.

  • Meanwhile, remove 2 tsp. zest and squeeze 3 Tbsp. juice from lemon. For sauce, in skillet combine 3 Tbsp. of the butter and the capers. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until butter begins to brown. Stir in parsley and lemon zest. Add broth and lemon juice, stirring to scrape up crusty brown bits. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, 6 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining 1 Tbsp. butter. Serve chops with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

539 calories; 39 g total fat; 12 g saturated fat; 7 g polyunsaturated fat; 9 g monounsaturated fat; 139 mg cholesterol; 868 mg sodium. 791 mg potassium; 6 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 40 g protein; 1 g trans fatty acid; 757 IU vitamin a; 13 mg vitamin c; 1 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 13 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 14 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 79 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;


9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1