Apple Glazed Stuffed Pork Chops

Recipe by carolinafan
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 12
    lbs pork ribs (4) or 2 1/2 lbs pork loin chops, 1 inch thick (4)
  • STUFFING
  • 2
    slices cinnamon raisin bread, toasted, cut into cubes (about 1 cup)
  • 12
    cup chopped apple (1/2 medium)
  • 12
    cup chopped pecans
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon orange zest
  • 18
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1
    dash pepper
  • 3
    tablespoons orange juice
  • GLAZE
  • 2
    tablespoons sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1
    cup apple juice
  • 2
    tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350. With sharp knife, make pocket in each pork chop by cutting into side of chop toward bone.
  • In medium bowl, mix stuffing ingredients. Stuff each pocket with 1/4 of stuffing mixture, place chops in ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake uncovered 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch; stir in apple juice. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat; stir in butter.
  • Pour glaze evenly over chops; bake uncovered 30 to 35 minutes longer or until pork is no longer pink in center.
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