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Maple-Cranberry Pork Chops


Maple-Cranberry Pork Chop

Maple-Cranberry Pork Chop

Prep and Cook Time 20 minutes

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray
4 well-trimmed center cut pork chops (1/2 inch thick)
1 cup dry red wine or apple juice
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup pure maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
1 tablespoon cold water
2 teaspoons cornstarch

Preparation

  1. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add pork chops; cook 3 to 5 minutes per side or just until browned and pork is no longer pink in center. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  2. Add wine, cranberries and syrup to skillet; cook and stir over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Combine water and cornstarch in small bowl; stir until smooth. Add cornstarch mixture to skillet; cook and stir about 1 minute or until thickened and clear. Reduce heat to medium. Return pork chops to skillet; spoon sauce over chops. Simmer 1 minute.

Nutritional Information

Protein 16 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Cholesterol 53 mg
Total Fat 9 g
Calories 304
Sodium 92 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1
Meat 2-1/2
Fruit 2

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