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Pork Pot Orange

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Ingredients
  Pork chops 6 (1 Inch Thick)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 , cut into 6 slices
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sweet potatoes/Yams 2 Pound, pared and cut into 1/2 inch slices
  Thin orange slices 6
  Corn starch 1 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Trim excess fat from chops; lightly grease heavy skillet with fat from one chop.
Brown chops slowly on one side; turn and sprinkle with 3/4 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper.
Brown other side of chops; turn and sprinkle the meat with 3/4 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper.
Drain off any excess fat.
Top each chop with an onion slice.
Mix brown sugar, 1/2 cup water, the orange peel, orange juice, lemon juice, and 1/2 tsp salt.
Pour over chops.
Cover and simmer 30 min.
Lift chops and arrange sweet potato slices in sauce.
Replace chops; top each onion slice with an orange slice.
Cover; simmer 45 min., or until potatoes are tender and chops are done no pink in center.
Remove chops and sweet potatoes to a heated platter; keep warm.
Blend cornstarch and 1/4 cup water; stir into sauce in skillet.
Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
Boil and stir 1 min.
Pour over chops and sweet potatoes on platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Orange

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