Pork Chops With Apple And Prunes
|Pork rib chops||4 , with pocket cut in fat side (3/4-Inch Thick)|
|Green apple||1⁄2 , peeled and thinly sliced|
|Prunes||8 , pitted and chopped|
|Grated lemon rind||1⁄2|
Fill each pocket in chops with two slices of apple and some chopped prunes mixed with lemon rind.
Close pocket with tooth picks and place chops in a roasting pan.
Preheat oven to hot and cook chops for 10 minutes, turn, cook for a further 10 minutes.
Reduce heat to moderately slow and cook for a further 25-30 minutes or until meat is tender.
Baste chops and turn occasionally during cooking.
Season with salt and pepper after cooking.
To serve, remove toothpicks from chops and place on a serving dish.
Keep chops warm and make gravy from the pan juices if desired.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1399 Calories from Fat 687
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 76 g117.1%
Saturated Fat 26.3 g131.7%
Trans Fat 0.8 g
Cholesterol 399 mg133%
Sodium 785.4 mg32.7%
Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%
Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.6%
Sugars 19.3 g
Protein 140 g280.6%
Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 40.6%
Calcium 22.4% Iron 24.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet