Friday, August 8, 2008

Basil Pork Chops

Basil Pork Chops
by: Taste of Home
These tender, glazed chops sent in by Lisa Gilliland of Fort Collins, Colorado, get great flavor from a little brown sugar, chili powder and dried basil. The fast-cooking entree is sure to make a regular appearance at your dinner table.
METHOD: Other stovetop
TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
4 boneless pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick and 4 ounces each)

In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, basil, salt and chili powder. Gradually stir in 1 tablespoon oil until crumbly. Rub over both sides of pork chops.
In a large skillet, cook pork in remaining oil over medium heat for 7-8 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts
One serving:(1 each)
Calories: 152
Fat:8 g
Saturated Fat:1 g
Cholesterol:14 mg
Sodium:312 mg
Carbohydrate:14 g
Fiber:0 g
Protein:6 g

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