Braised Pork Chops with Orange-Mustard Sauce

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 25 min.
Total: 30 min.
A quickly braised skillet supper like this savory pork chop dish means hearty eating in a hurry.


  • 6 bone-in pork center loin chops, 3/4-inch thick
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp ginger, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 Tbs soy sauce
  • 2 Tbs honey
  • 1 Tbs Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • oranges, sliced
  • watercress sprigs


  • Season chops with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chops, 3-4 minutes per side. In small bowl, stir together ginger root, orange juice, soy sauce, honey, mustard and garlic. Pour ginger mixture over chops. Simmer, covered, 8-10 minutes or until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 160° F. Place cooked chops on serving plate; spoon 1/2 of orange-mustard sauce over pork.
  • Garnish with orange slices and watercress.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Nutrition Facts

Calories 185
  Calories from Fat 42 (23%)
(7%)Total Fat 5g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(17%)Cholesterol 51mg
(25%)Sodium 600mg
(17%)Potassium 579mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 12g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(44%)Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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