Herb Orange Pork Chops

Herb Orange Pork Chop

Herb Orange Pork Chop


Makes 4 servings


1-1/2 cups orange juice
4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1-1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon dried thyme
4 pork loin chops, cut 3/4 inch thick
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
1 teaspoon grated orange peel


  1. Combine orange juice, 3 tablespoons oil, salt, pepper, garlic and thyme in small bowl. Place chops and 3/4 cup marinade in large resealable food storage bag. Seal bag; turn to coat. Marinate in refrigerator at least 1 hour. Reserve remaining 1 cup marinade.
  2. Remove chops from marinade; discard marinade. Grill or broil chops 10 to 15 minutes or until barely pink in center, turning halfway through grilling time.
  3. Meanwhile, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet. Add onions and orange peel; cook over medium heat 1 minute. Stir in reserved marinade. Reduce heat to low; cook until reduced by half. Serve over chops.

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