Orange-Sage Pork Chops Recipe

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Maureen Burns Modified: March 21, 2022
Orange-Sage Pork Chops Recipe

How To Make Orange-Sage Pork Chops

Experience bright and robust flavors on your pork chops for dinner tonight! These chops are slathered in some tasty sour orange sauce for a newer flavor.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4pork chops½-inch thick, boneless
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3tbspI Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Spread
  • tspcornstarch
  • ¼cupchicken brothlow-sodium
  • 1tsporange zest
  • ¼cupfresh orange juice
  • tsplemon juice
  • 2tsphoney
  • 1garlic cloveminced
  • 2tspfresh sage leavesor fresh rosemary, chopped

Instructions

  1. Season pork chops with ½ teaspoon of freshly ground pepper and ¼ teaspoon of salt.

  2. Melt 2 tablespoons of the I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add pork chops and cook, turning once until cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.

  4. Transfer to a plate, cover with foil and let rest at least 3 minutes.

  5. Whisk together 1 tablespoon broth with cornstarch.

  6. Mix in the remaining 3 tablespoons of broth, orange juice, lemon juice and honey.

  7. After removing pork chops from skillet, reduce skillet temperature to medium.

  8. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter in the same skillet.

  9. Add garlic and saute 20 seconds or until lightly golden.

  10. Whisk the orange juice mixture once more, then pour it into the skillet while scraping bottom to loosen browned bits.

  11. Bring mixture to a boil, whisking constantly.

  12. Reduce the heat slightly and allow to simmer, stirring frequently, for about 1 minute.

  13. Stir in orange zest and sage.

  14. Return the pork chops to the skillet, then spoon the sauce over the chops.

  15. Serve warm, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 449.04kcal
  • Fat: 27.02g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.53g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.42g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.76g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.61g
  • Fiber: 0.85g
  • Sugar: 4.53g
  • Protein: 42.08g
  • Cholesterol: 160.66mg
  • Sodium: 580.79mg
  • Calcium: 70.64mg
  • Potassium: 764.06mg
  • Iron: 1.81mg
  • Vitamin A: 82.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.88mg
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