Pork Chops with Prunes
|Pork loin chops||6 (Loin Rib Or Leg)|
|Prunes||1 Cup (16 tbs), seeded|
|Sweet vermouth||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||63 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)|
|Lemon juice||1 Teaspoon|
1. In a small saucepan combine the prunes, vermouth, water, cloves and cinnamon. Bring to the boil and remove and allow to stand while the chops are cooking. Remove cloves just before serving.
2. Heat the oil or butter in a pan and brown the chops on each side. Reduce the heat and complete the cooking turning occasionally. Remove and keep warm.
3. Drain off most of the fat from the pan and add spiced prune mixture, bring to the boil and add lemon juice and boil until slightly reduced. Thicken with a little cornstarch, season to taste and pour over the chops. Serve immediately.
Calories 318 Calories from Fat 138
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15 g23.6%
Saturated Fat 4.1 g20.3%
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 78.2 mg26.1%
Sodium 131 mg5.5%
Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.4%
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.3%
Sugars 11.3 g
Protein 24 g48.3%
Vitamin A 4.7% Vitamin C 1.1%
Calcium 4% Iron 6.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet