Orange-Sage Pork Chops


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!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 4 (5 ounce) boneless center-cut pork chops, 1/2-inch thick

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread, divided

  • 1 large orange

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage leaves


  1. Season chops with salt and cracked black pepper. Melt 1 tablespoon I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® 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.


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

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

182 Calories
9g Fat
6g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 182
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 216mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 25mg 124%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 347mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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