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Apricot Sauced Pork Chops

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  Orange juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Snipped dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pork chops 6 , cut 3/4 inch thick

Advance preparation:
In small saucepan combine juice, apricots, sugar, cloves, and 1/4 cup water.
Bring to boiling; cover and simmer till apricots are tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
Meanwhile, trim fat from pork chops.
Heat trimmings till 1 tablespoon fat accumulates; discard trimmings.
Brown the chops in hot fat.
Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
Place chops in 11x7 1/2x1 1/2 inch baking pan.
Spoon apricot mixture over.
Cover; refrigerate up to 24 hours.

Before serving:
Bake, covered, at 350° till tender, 45 to 50 minutes.
Makes 6 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1594 Calories from Fat 562

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.9%

Saturated Fat 20.5 g102.4%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 469.1 mg156.4%

Sodium 385.3 mg16.1%

Total Carbohydrates 111 g36.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22.2%

Sugars 100.3 g

Protein 144 g288.7%

Vitamin A 55.2% Vitamin C 157.8%

Calcium 19.4% Iron 36.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Apricot Sauced Pork Chops Recipe