Spicy Honey Glazed Pork Chops

Spicy Honey Glazed Pork Chops


by Charlotte Today


Posted on September 27, 2012 at 12:50 PM


Spicy Honey Glazed Pork Chop with Carrot and Ginger Mash

Spicy Honey Glazed Pork Chop

• 1½ pounds (or 5 thinly sliced) boneless center-cut pork chops
• 1½ tbsp canola oil
• ¼ cup honey
• Spice blend (mix together in small bowl):
o 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
o 1 tbsp smoked paprika
o ½ tsp Italian seasoning
o ½ tsp black pepper

1. Pre-heat grill or broiler.
2. After rinsing off pork chops, pat dry with paper towels. In medium bowl mix oil and spice blend together and toss pork chops in mixture until evenly coated.
3. Place pork chops on cake rack lined sheet tray leaving space in between pork chops while placing on rack.
4. Broil or grill 2-3mins in pre-heated oven (set on broil) or grill then turn over and cook for additional 2-3 minutes.
5. Brush pork chops with honey on the one side and grill or broil for additional 1-2 minutes or until lightly caramelized.
6. Remove pork chops from oven and let rest 3-5 minutes before cutting.

Carrot and Ginger Mash

• 2 cups baby carrots
• 3 cups water
• ½ tsp fresh chopped ginger
• ½ tsp honey
• ½ tsp black pepper
• ½ tsp vanilla extract
• 1 tbsp chopped fresh chives

1. Boil carrots in water on high heat for 30-35 minutes or until carrots are very tender and or water is evaporated.
2. Lower heat to low and Smash carrots until smooth with potato masher.
3. Add remaining ingredients and stir until well mixed.
4. Top with chopped chives and serve.
Serves 5

1 serving = 1 pork chop

Nutrient Analysis: Spicy Honey Glazed Pork Chop
Calories  321 calories  Trans Fat 0 grams
Protein  29 grams  Cholesterol 93 milligrams
Carbohydrate 15 grams  Potassium 462 milligrams
Total Fat  14 grams  Phosphorus 265 milligrams
Saturated Fat 15 grams  Sodium 69 milligrams

Nutrient Analysis: Carrot and Ginger Mash
Calories  44 calories  Trans Fat 0 grams
Protein  1 grams  Cholesterol 8 milligrams
Carbohydrate 6 grams  Potassium 167 milligrams
Total Fat  2 grams  Phosphorus 22 milligrams
Saturated Fat 1 grams  Sodium 36 milligrams