Recipes and Cooking Caramelized Pork with Melon 2.5 (4) Add your rating & review Take your everyday pork chop up a notch by pairing with melon, cabbage, and green onions. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 1, 2010 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Cook Time: 6 mins Total Time: 22 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 small cantaloupe ¼ cup orange juice 3 tablespoon hoisin sauce 4 center-cut pork chops, 1/2 inch thick Salt Ground black pepper 1 tablespoon cooking oil 3 green onions, thinly sliced Shredded Napa cabbage (optional) Directions Remove rind and seed from cantaloupe; chop. Place 2 cups chopped melon in a food processor or blender; add orange juice and process or blend until smooth. Transfer 1/2 cup of the pureed melon to a small mixing bowl; add hoisin sauce. Strain remaining puree and reserve the juice, discarding solids. Sprinkle pork lightly with salt and pepper; brush generously with the hoisin mixture. Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet. Add chops to skillet; cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until well browned and only a trace of pink remains (160°F). Meanwhile, combine remaining chopped melon, strained juice, and green onions. Remove chops from skillet; add remaining hoisin mixture to skillet. Cook and stir until heated through. Spoon onto serving plates. Top each with a chop. Add melon mixture to skillet to warm slightly; serve over chops. If desired, serve with shredded Napa cabbage. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 327 Calories 10g Fat 19g Carbs 39g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 327 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 117mg 39% Sodium 452mg 20% Total Carbohydrate 19g 7% Total Sugars 16g Protein 39g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 50.5mg 4% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 969mg 21% Folate, total 44.4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg Vitamin B-6 1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.