Chipotle Orange Glazed Pork Chops

An easy-to-assemble glaze gives pork chops a complex sweet and spicy flavor.

By Ellie Krieger from Reader's Digest | November 2009
Healthy Chipotle Orange Glazed Pork Chops Recipe PictureALEXANDRA GRABLEWSKI

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons thawed frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped, seeded, canned chipotle chili, plus 1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce it comes packed in
  • 4 3/4-inch-thick (about 8 ounces each) center cut, bone-in pork loin chops
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

    How to make it 


  • 1

    In small bowl, combine maple syrup, orange juice concentrate, and chipotle.

  • 2

    Coat nonstick grill pan or grill with cooking spray and preheat over medium-high heat.

  • 3

    Sprinkle both sides of chops with salt. Brush one side generously with glaze. Place chops on grill pan, glazed side down. Brush other side with glaze. Cook over medium-high heat until cooked through but with slight blush in center, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Serves 4.

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