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Braised Pork Loin Cutlets With Thyme-Lemon Sauce

Type: Pork
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

8   Thin-cut boneless pork loin chops
3 tablespoons 45mlFresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped fresh thyme
  = (or 1 tspn dried thyme)
2 teaspoons 10mlGrated lemon peel
2   Garlic cloves - pressed
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlAll-purpose flour
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
2 teaspoons 10mlOlive oil
3/4 cup 177mlLow-fat (1%) milk

Recipe Instructions

Place pork in 15- by 10- by 2-inch glass baking dish. Mix 2 tablespoons lemon juice, thyme, lemon peel and garlic in small bowl. Rub mixture over both sides of chops. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to 1 day.

Transfer pork chops to baking sheet. Sprinkle each chop lightly with flour, then salt and pepper. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over high heat.

Working in batches, add pork to skillet and cook until brown, about 1 minute per side. Return all pork to skillet. Add milk and boil until pork is cooked through and sauce thickens slightly, about 1 minute.

Transfer pork to platter. Whisk remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice into sauce in skillet and stir to blend 30 seconds. Season with salt and pepper. Pour sauce over pork and serve.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Per serving: calories, 193; total fat, 7 g; saturated fat, 2 g; cholesterol, 69 mg.

Bon Appetit, June 1999


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