Apricot-hoisin pork chops with somen

Dinner tonight, April 10, 2014
Dinner tonight, May 27, 2013
Yummy sweet pork chops, served with noodles and a salad of your choice
4 Servings

  • 4 ounces uncooked somen (wheat noodles) or angel hair pasta
  • ½ cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork chops (about 1/2 inch thick)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

1) Cook noodles according to package directions.

2) While noodles cook, combine broth, preserves, and hoisin in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.

3) Heat sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. Add pork to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Add broth mixture; bring to a boil, and cook until sauce is reduced to 1/2 cup (about 8 minutes). Serve over noodles.

serving size: 1 pork chop, 2 tablespoons sauce, and 1/2 cup noodles

Nutritional notes:
Amount per serving
Calories: 446
Calories from fat: 24%
Fat: 12g
Saturated fat: 3.8g
Monounsaturated fat: 5.2g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.8g
Protein: 25.8g
Carbohydrate: 58.4g
Fiber: 2.4g
Cholesterol: 59mg
Iron: 1.4mg
Sodium: 505mg
Calcium: 42mg

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