Secret Ingredient Saucy Chops

Secret Ingredient Saucy Chops

You’ll Need:

4 pork chops
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 c. unsweetened tea
2 tbsp. teriyaki sauce
1 tbsp. molasses
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. thyme
1 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped

How To:

Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper.  In a large skillet, cook chops in oil over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on both sides, until cooked through.  Remove from skillet and set aside.

Mix tea, teriyaki sauce, molasses, garlic powder, and thyme in a bowl.  Pour in the skillet with pork juices and bring to a boil.  Boil until liquids are reduced by half.  Whisk in chocolate until melted.  Lower heat and add pork chops back into the skillet, cooking until they are heated through.

Makes: 4 servings

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Chill Time: n/a
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Calories: 289

Adapted from Healthy Cooking.