Sweet 'N' Sour Pork Chops

Sweet 'N' Sour Pork Chops

"'Featuring a twist of citrus, these tender chops have earned a spot on my family's list of favorite dinners,' writes Margaret Pache of Mesa, Arizona. 'To save time, I bake a double batch and freeze some. The chops reheat so nicely, your family will never guess they're eating leftovers.'"
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  1. In a large nonstick skillet, brown pork chops on both sides in oil. Remove and keep warm. In the same pan, combine the brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, molasses and orange peel until blended. Return meat to pan; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender. Remove chops and keep warm.
  2. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into pan juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add orange segments; cook for 1 minute. Serve over pork and rice.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons sauce and 3/4 cup rice) equals 381 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 173 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fruit, 1-1/2 starch.

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Excellent. Easy to make and by far the best sweet and sour that I've ever had. I've made it with chicken and pork tenderloin and it's every bit just as good.

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Not a keeper for me. I prepared according to directions except for the fact the sauce wouldn't thicken so I added more cornstarch. It became a gloopy, gelatinous mess and the flavor was not go...

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Excellent. Easy to make and by far the best sweet and sour that I've ever had. I've made it with chicken and pork tenderloin and it's every bit just as good.

I made this for dinner tonight and it was awesome!! I didn't have oranges, so I just used orange juice in the mix and it was perfect!!

This was really great. I prepared exactly as written with the exception of I added salt and pepper to the chops before I put them in the pan and I didn't need the cornstarch. The flavor was di...

I was hesitant to try this but the clock got away from me and I needed something quick. I figured I would like it and had a hot dog as a back up for the kids. I was shocked when my 6 year old wh...

Excellent flavor abnd simple to prepare. I had soome small clementine oranges that I used. Will make again!

This was really good. Quick and easy to put together with ingredients already on hand. My whole family liked the taste and suggested that I make it again. Thanks for the recipe!

I spent an entire morning reading here the other day and this recipe and reviews was such a temptation. I'm so glad I tried it! Definite keeper in our house. Will try with chicken also.

very simple to make sauce tasted pretty good. going to try with chicken oh i also added some pineapple next time may try some broccili and carrots added.

Not a keeper for me. I prepared according to directions except for the fact the sauce wouldn't thicken so I added more cornstarch. It became a gloopy, gelatinous mess and the flavor was not go...

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