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Gourmet Pork Chops

  Pork chops 6
  Salt To Taste
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Packed)
  Creme de cassis 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red apples 2
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pistachio nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Preserved ginger 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Flatten pork chops to 3/4-inch thickness.
Broil on one side at 400 degrees 4 inches from source of heat until browned.
Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees.
Turn chops; sprinkle with salt.
Cook brown sugar in small skillet over low heat until sugar melts; add creme de cassis.
Cook for several minutes or until mixture becomes red.
Pour over chops.
Bake in 350-degree oven for 20 minutes longer.
Core apples but do not peel; cut into thick slices.
Cook slices in butter and wine until just tender but still retain shape.
Arrange chops in overlapping row on warm platter; sprinkle pistachio nuts over chops.
Fill centers of apple slices with preserved ginger.
Arrange apple slices to one side of platter or encircling chops.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2761 Calories from Fat 894

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 101 g156%

Saturated Fat 31.5 g157.4%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 501.4 mg167.1%

Sodium 769.8 mg32.1%

Total Carbohydrates 303 g100.9%

Dietary Fiber 13.5 g54.1%

Sugars 278.4 g

Protein 154 g308.8%

Vitamin A 18.4% Vitamin C 28.1%

Calcium 22.2% Iron 40.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Gourmet Pork Chops Recipe