Orange Picante Pork Chops

A quick marinade spices up these chops. For more intense flavor, prepare them the night before and refrigerate until you're ready to grill.

from Reader's Digest | June 2009

Orange Picante Pork ChopsTaste of Home ImageOrange Picante Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • 2 cups picante sauce
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops, 1/2 in. thick and 5 oz. each

    How to make it  XX minutes


  • 1

    In small bowl, combine picante sauce, orange juice, and garlic. Pour 2 cups marinade into large resealable plastic bag; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate at least 4 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.

  • 2

    Coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting grill. Drain and discard marinade. Grill pork, covered, over medium heat, or broil 4 in. from heat 4 to 6 minutes on each side or until meat thermometer inserted into chop’s center reads 160°.

  • 3

    Meanwhile, in small saucepan, bring reserved marinade to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 to 7 minutes or until heated through. Serve chops with sauce and rice if desired. Yield: 4 servings ($1.37 per serving).

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 216*
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 68mg
  • Sodium: 444mg
  • Carbs: 6g
  • Protein: 27g

* Calculated without rice.

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