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Sunday, December 7, 2008

Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops

On the menu this week. YUM!

Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops
· 1 large sweet onion, chopped
· 2 tablespoons butter
· 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
· 3 tablespoons apricot preserves
· 1 to 2 tablespoons brown sugar
· 4 pork chops, about 1/2 to 3/4-inch thick
· 1/4 cup flour
· salt and pepper
· 1 tablespoon olive oil
· 1/2 cup chicken broth
In a saucepan over medium-low heat, cook onions in butter until golden brown and tender, about 15 to 20 minutes. Add vinegar, apricot preserves and brown sugar. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place flour, salt and pepper in plastic bag and add pork chops. Shake to coat. Arrange in the skillet and brown on both sides. Add chicken broth; simmer covered for 10 minutes, then uncover and continue cooking for 5 minutes longer. Add onion mixture, cover, and cook for 10 minutes longer.