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Orange-Sage Pork Chops

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"This 'pork chop pick me up' adds a bright splash of citrus and warm sage to your weeknight dinner! We can all use a little spice!"
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Ingredients

25 m servings 182 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Season chops with salt and cracked black pepper. Melt 1 tablespoon I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!(R) Spread in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook chops, turning once, until done, about 8 minutes. Meanwhile, grate 1 teaspoon peel and squeeze 1/4 cup juice from orange. Remove chops to serving platter and keep warm.
  2. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon Spread in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add orange juice and bring to a boil, scraping brown bits from bottom of pan. Boil 1 minute or until mixture reduces slightly. Remove from heat and stir in sage and orange peel. Drizzle over chops.

Footnotes

  • TIP: For a delicious variation, substitute lime for the orange and cilantro for the sage!

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 182 calories; 9.4 g fat; 5.6 g carbohydrates; 18.4 g protein; 45 mg cholesterol; 216 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I really expected not to like this, but I chose the cilantro/lime instead of the orange /sage ones & I could not get enough of the citrusy /buttery flavor. I will definately be making this again.

Most helpful critical review

The chops were dry, not enough juice.

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I really expected not to like this, but I chose the cilantro/lime instead of the orange /sage ones & I could not get enough of the citrusy /buttery flavor. I will definately be making this again.

This was an easy and quick recipe :) My variations included adding onions after cooking the pork chops 5 min on each side (10min total)...added the sliced onions onto the bottom of the pan, then...

I was pressed on time and this recipe looked like it would be quick to make, so, I thought I would give it a try. I am so glad I did! The chops cooked very fast and were moist and juicy. Th...

Tender, easy, on the table in 30 minutes, and bursting with flavor. I made as written and it was good. I didn't see the footnotes until afterwards but lime and cilantro would be right up our all...

These went together quickly and were very good. Followed the recipe exactly, just cooked a bit with the cover on so juices wouldn't dry up. Family liked them a lot.

easy and great taste. p.s if your 21 or older the orange complements a blue moon beer.

I'm a sucker for weeknight meal done in under 30 minutes. This one did not disappoint. The orange-sage pan sauce was so easy to make and added just the right amount of flavor to this dish. My ch...

Easy, simple and delicious. The glaze made with ICBINB, orange and sage is really tasty. I seasoned the pork chops with garlic salt and pepper . The garlic flavor was a great addition to the sau...

This was a great quick meal. I like the orange and sage, but even after a bit of time the sauce wasn't the consistency I would have liked. I think if I were to make this again I would substitute...