Mandarin Pork Chops

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 381


3 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons bread crumbs dry
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
6 pork chops 1/2 -inch thick, trimmed
2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin orange segment undrained
1/2 cup orange juice concentrate
1/4 cup brown sugar packed
1 tablespoon Dijon style mustard
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Hot seasoned cooked rice


On a shallow plate or sheet of waxed paper, mix flour, bread crumbs, pepper and garlic powder. Generously coat chops on both sides with mixture.

In a large non-stick skillet over medium heat, cook chops in hot oil about 5 minutes on each side or until browned.

Meanwhile, drain mandarin oranges into a small bowl set segments aside. To liquid, add orange juice, brown sugar. Dijon mustard and lemon juice, stirring with a whisk or fork until blended. Pour over chops. Cover tightly and simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes or until chops are fork tender. Spoon juices over chops, add orange segments, cover and simmer 5 minutes longer. Remove chops and oranges to a heated serving platter.

Increase heat to high. Stirring constantly, boil liquid in skillet for 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Spoon over chops or pass separately. Serve with rice.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 381
Calories from Fat: 136

This Mandarin Pork Chops recipe is from the Just Good Cookin' Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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