SKILLET MARMALADE MARINATED PORK CHOPS

INGREDIENTS

  • 3-4 lean pork chops (bone in)
  • 1/2 to 2/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • orange slices
  • rosemary to garnish (optional)
  • 2 tbsp fresh orange juice

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. First whisk together your marinade ingredients: 1/4 – 1/3 cup orange marmalade, 1/4 cup molasses, 1/4 c olive oil, Salt/pepper to taste, 1/2 tsp ground ginger, 1/4 tsp paprika, 2 tbsp juiced orange (fresh)
  2. Place marinade and pork chops in a deep dish. Marinate pork chops in fridge for 10 minutes.
  3. Next Add chopped onion to a skillet (dry) and caramelize 2-3 minutes on medium to medium high heat.
  4. Add your pork chops to the skillet/pan and the remaining marinade from the dish you marinated them in.
  5. Sear/cook on medium high for 8-10 minutes (or until cooked through) flipping the pork chops while cooking. Keep coating pork chops with marinade in the skillet. It will start to get a little sticky which is what you want.
  6. Remove pork chops from hear.
  7. Serve pork chops with a couple spoonfuls or or more of the marmalade sauce from marinade.
  8. Add an orange slice on top a slice, fresh rosemary, and balsamic vinegar or glaze drizzled over.
  9. Salt/pepper added to each as needed.
  10. Pairs well with steamed veggies or leafy greens.

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