Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Basil Pork Chops

1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
4 boneless pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick and 4 ounces each)
In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, basil, salt and chili powder. Gradually stir in 1 tablespoon oil until crumbly. Rub over both sides of pork chops.
In a large skillet, cook pork in remaining oil over medium heat for 7-8 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.

Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 each
Fat: 8 g Saturated Fat: 1 g Cholesterol: 14mg
Sodium: 312 mg Carbohydrate: 14 g Fiber: 0 g Protein 6 g