Pork is high in protein and relatively easy to cook healthy, low-fat meals. Pork chops can be paired with a wide variety of flavors, from sweet to spicy, providing options to suit any palate. The popular healthy pork chop is mainly prepared by grilling. The most difficult part of cooking pork chops is keeping them juicy-these lean cuts tend to dry out very easily. A chop that is about an inch thick will be less likely to dry out than thinner cuts. These delicious recipes include sauce and the marinade to keep the meat moist and flavorful while still providing a healthy meal.
Sweet and Sour Pork Chops Recipe
This recipe is excellent for those who are following low crab diet. One will need the following ingredients to prepare this meal: 4 cleaned and trimmed pork chops (each of them should weigh approximately 120 grams), 1 tablespoon of olive oil, one chopped red onion, 12 quartered mushrooms, 1 cubed green pepper, 19 oz of drained and diced canned tomatoes, 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce, 2 tablespoons of white vinegar,½ cup of tomato sauce, 1 tablespoon of hot pepper sauce, 2 tablespoons of honey, ½ cup of vegetable broth, ¼ of ground thyme, 1 tablespoon of dry basil.Preheat the stove to 180 C or 350°F. Sear pork chops on both sides in a frying pan with the olive oil. In the same pan, brown onion, mushrooms and pepper for five minutes. Put the pork chops on a stove-ready platter and pour the browned vegetable mixture onto the meat. In the same pan mix the tomatoes with the rest of the ingredients, boil and spread over the meat. Cook in the stove for around one hour. The secret is brushing the pork chops with the sauce repeatedly while cooking.
Spicy Marinated Pork Chops Recipe
You will need next ingredients to prepare this recipe:
1 cup of vegetable juice cocktail,3 tablespoons of finely chopped onion,3 tablespoons of finely chopped green pepper,3 tablespoons of lemon juice,2 tablespoons of low-calorie salad dressing mix,2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce,Few drops of bottled hot pepper sauce,4 pork loin chops cut ½ inch thick and trimmed of fat.The marinade should be made in a plastic bag. One should mix vegetable juice cocktail, onions, green peppers, lemon juice, salad dressing, Worcestershire sauce, and hot pepper sauce, and add pork chops. The bag should be closed carefully, and placed in a baking dish. Put the dish into the refrigerator and let it cold for eight hours. Drain and reserve marinade. Pork chops are now ready to be placed on unheated rack in broiler pan. Broil on both sides 3-4 inches from heat for about six minutes. Heated marinade can be served with the pork chops.