Lemon Pecan Pork Chops
There are many brands of lemon-pepper seasonings, find your family's favorite and try this dish. Serve with buttered egg noodles and steamed broccoli.
4 boneless pork loin chops, 1/2-inch thick
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
2-4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
Fresh lemon slices (optional)
- Sprinkle both sides of chops with garlic salt and lemon-pepper.
- Heat butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add chops; brown 5 to 7 minutes per side or until pork is tender. Remove chops to serving plate. Sprinkle with pecans; keep warm.
- Stir lemon juice into drippings in skillet; heat for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Spoon over cooked chops; sprinkle with lemon peel. Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 213 calories Protein 26 grams Fat 11 grams Sodium 355 milligrams Cholesterol 66 milligrams.
Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.