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Lemon Honey Pork Chops

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A citrus twist of lemon and quick microwave cooking make this a honey of a pork chop recipe.
Ingredients
  Pork loin chops 2 (1/2 Inch Thick 1/2 Pound)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1 Tablespoon
  Thin lemon slices 2
Directions

1. Arrange pork chops, narrow ends toward center, in square microwavable dish, 8x8x2 inches. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Mix 2 tablespoons water, the honey, lemon peel, lemon juice, parsley and garlic; pour over pork.
2. Cover with plastic wrap, folding back one edge or corner 1/4 inch to vent steam. Microwave on Medium (50%) 5 minutes; rotate dish 1/4 turn. Microwave 12 to 15 minutes longer, rotating casserole 1/4 turn every 3 minutes, until slightly pink when cut near bone. Remove pork to warm plates.
3. 3. Mix cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water; stir into mixture in dish. Cover tightly and microwave on High 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture thickens and boils. Spoon sauce over pork. Garnish with lemon slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty, Rich
Method: 
Stir Fried
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids
Ingredient: 
Pork
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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