Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Brown Sugar Pork Chops with Onions

Better Homes and Gardens January 2012

2 tsp vegetable oil
4 boneless pork rib or loin chops, 1/2 - 3/4 inch thick
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 medium onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
1/4 cup orange juice
2 Tb packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper (optional)

In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Sprinkle chops with black pepper. Cook chops in hot oil for 6 - 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.

For sauce, in same skillet cook 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.

Spoon sauce over shops; sprinkle with crushed red pepper. Serve with veggie

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