Braised Garlic-Ginger Chops

Braised Garlic-Ginger Chops: Main Image

Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.
Total: 35 min.
Quick-braising gets supper on the table fast. The liquid adds a flavor boost, while the rapid cooking makes the chops tender.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork chops, about 3/4-inch thick
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbs soy sauce
  • 2 Tbs fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • dash hot pepper sauce

Directions

  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chops about 2-3 minutes on each side; add hoisin sauce, water, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, onion powder and hot pepper sauce to skillet, cover tightly and simmer over medium-low heat for 20 minutes until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 160° F.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Serving Suggestion: Serve with sautéed peapods, warm flour tortillas and hot cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 220
  Calories from Fat 85 (39%)
(14%)Total Fat 9g
(10%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(18%)Cholesterol 55mg
(34%)Sodium 810mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 9g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(46%)Protein 23g
* 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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