BLACK Cuisine

BLACK Cuisine:Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops

 

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter, divided
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground Spice Islands Ground Saigon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 medium tart apples, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook pork chops in 1 tablespoon butter for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  • Remove chops and keep warm. Add the apples, pecans, brown sugar mixture and remaining butter to the pan; cook and stir until apples are tender. Serve with chops. 
  • Yield: 4 servings.
  • Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Nutritional Facts 1 pork chop with 2/3 cup apples equals 316 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 232 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 22 g protein.
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