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Washington Pork Chops

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Ingredients
  Pork chops 2 Pound, cut 1 inch thick (4 Pieces)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Apple 1 Large, quartered, cored and chopped
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Packaged stuffing mix 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (1.5 Cups, From An 8- Ounce Package)
  Crab apple jelly 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry white wine 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Frozen broccoli spears 10 Ounce (1 Package)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In the center, thick meaty portion of each chop, make a deep cut with a knife to serve as a pocket for stuffing.

MAKING
2. In a microwaveable bowl, combine orange juice, chopped apple and butter or margarine.
3. Heat to boiling in the microwave, about 1-2 minutes.
4. Add packaged stuffing mix to the bowl and stir to mix well.
5. Spoon equal amounts of this stuffing into the pockets of the chops.
6. Arrange the chops in a large shallow microwave-safe casserole, with meatier portions to the corners of dish.
7. In a small bowl combine jelly, wine, salt and cinnamon and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute or until jelly melts, stirring after 30 seconds, .
8. Brush chops with the glaze.
9. Cover casserole with wax paper.
10. Microwave at MEDIUM power for 15 minutes
11. Give casserole a half-turn and arrange broccoli around chops.
12. Brush chops with remaining glaze.
13. Microwave another 20 minutes, or until chops are tender.
14. Let stand for 5 minutes.

SERVING
15. Serve the chops hot along with a salad or potato mash.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
4

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