Cranberry Pork Chops

Cranberry Pork Chops Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

A simple cranberry sauce adds seasonal color and flavor to these savory chops. From Taste of Home Holiday Entertaining 2005.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sugar
1 3/4 c
water, divided
1 12-oz pkg
fresh cranberries, or frozen
1/2 c
barbecue sauce
8
bone-in pork chops (1/2 - 3/4-inch thick)
salt and pepper, to taste
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 c
cold water

How to Make Cranberry Pork Chops

Step-by-Step

  • 1Note:
    One 16-ounce can of whole-berry cranberry sauce may be substituted for the sugar, cranberries and 1 1/2 cups water. Combine cranberry sauce with the barbecue sauce and 1/4 cup water; use as directed in recipe.
  • 2In a saucepan, combine sugar and 1 1/2 cups water. Cook and stir over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved, Bring to a boil; boil, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Add cranberries; cook 5 minutes longer or until the berries pop. Skim off foam if necessary. Stir in barbecue sauce and remaining water.
  • 3Mix well; set aside. Season pork chops with salt and pepper.
  • 4In a large skillet over medium heat, brown chops on both sides in oil; drain.
  • 5Pour the cranberry sauce over chops. Cover and simmer for 35-40 minutes or until meat juices run clear. Remove chops and keep warm.
  • 6Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Spoon over pork chops.

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About Cranberry Pork Chops

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy