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The combination of chili powder and brown sugar rubbed on the pork chops creates a delicious caramelized crust.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • For Cilantro Pesto, place cilantro, orange juice, 3 tablespoons oil, salt, and hot pepper sauce in a blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process until smooth.

  • Sprinkle chops with chili powder and brown sugar; rub in with your fingers. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork. Cook for 5 minutes or until no longer pink, turning once.

  • Serve chops with cilantro mixture.

Nutrition Facts

300 calories; fat 23g; cholesterol 53mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 3g; mono fat 12g; poly fat 2g; sugars 3g; protein 19g; vitamin a 708.5IU; vitamin c 9.8mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 5mg; vitamin b6 0.4mg; folate 9.3mcg; vitamin b12 0.5mcg; sodium 207mg; potassium 351mg; calcium 27mg; iron 0.8mg.