Baked Pork Chops with Yams and Apples

Prep Time 25 min
Cook Time 35 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup breakfast syrup
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • or 1 small garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tbsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup chicken stock or broth
  • 2 tbsps. Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 4 boneless loin pork chops
  • 3 medium yams or sweet potatoes
  • 2 Granny Smith apples
  • Parsley for garnish

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 375°F. Combine maple syrup, garlic, ginger, salt, pepper, cinnamon and chicken stock; mix well. Line a roasting pan with aluminum foil.

  • Step 2

    HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown pork chops on both sides. Remove from pan. Place chops in roasting pan.

  • Step 3

    ADD yams and apples. Pour maple syrup mixture over ingredients in pan.

  • Step 4

    BAKE, uncovered, 25 minutes. Remove pan from oven. Turn chops, yams and apples gently with spatula. Return to oven.

  • Step 5

    BAKE an additional 10 minutes or until apples and potatoes are soft and pork internal temperature reaches 145°F. Spoon apples and sweet potatoes onto serving platter and cover loosely. Pour remaining sauce into medium saucepan and simmer to reduce for 5 minutes. Pour over pork chops, sweet potatoes and apples. Serve.

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 580
  • Calories from Fat130g
  • Total Fat 15g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 510mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 86g
  • Dietary Fiber 27g
  • Sugars 35g
  • Protein 27g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet