Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Oven Fried Pork Chops

From Better Home and Gardens: New Cook Book Celebrating the Promise Limited Edition.

Prep: 10 minutes Bake: 20 minutes Oven: 425 degrees F Makes: 4 servings

4 pork loin chops, cut 3/4 inch thick
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 egg, beaten
2 teaspoons milk
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup herb-seasoned stuffing mix, finely crushed (you can also use bread crumbs. I used stuffing mix that I finely crushed.)

1. Trim fat from pork. Pour butter into a 13x9x2-inch baking pan, tilting pan to coat the bottom. In a shallow dish combine egg, milk, and pepper. Place stuffing mix in a second shallow dish. Dip chops into egg mixture Coat both sides with stuffing mix. Places in prepared pan.

2. Bake, uncovered, in a 425 degrees F oven for 10 minutes. Turn chops. Bake 10-15 minutes more or until 160 degrees F and juices run clear.

Nutrition facts:
per chop: 289 cal., 13g total fat (6g sat. fat), 141mg chol., 342mg sodium, 12 g carb, 1g fiber, 29g protein.

This would be a good Thanksgiving substitute for turkey. It was delicious! =)

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