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Citrus Marinated Pork Chops Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shelley Drnek
Added: Sunday, November 16, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Juice of 2 limes
Juice of 2 oranges
1-1/2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
2-3 cloves garlic, crushed
2-3 sprigs fresh thyme or 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cracked black pepper
4 center-cut pork chops, 1" thick
1 Tbsp. plus 2 tsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. unsalted butter

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a large nonreactive bowl, combine all ingredients except the 1 tsp. olive oil, pork chops and butter; mix well. Add chops and spoon marinade over them to coat. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.

2. Heat a heavy skillet over medium heat for 2 minutes. Remove chops from marinade, reserving marinade. Brush pan with the teaspoon of olive oil; cook chops for 5 minutes on each side. Add marinade, lower heat and cook, covered, for 7 minutes, turning chops once.

3. Remove chops from pan and set aside. Turn up heat to medium-high, reduce liquid until thick. Remove from heat, stir in butter and strain. Pour sauce over chops; serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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