Citrus Pork Chops Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Lemons, Oranges
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This pork dish is bursting with flavor without the addition of salt. This is a Sunkist S’alternative™ using the lemon and zest. Citrus Pork Chops are simple to make and delicious!


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 6 boneless 1/2 inch pork chops
  • 2 Sunkist® navel oranges, peeled and segmented
  • 2 Sunkist® lemons, zested and juiced
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh rosemary
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions: (Makes 6 servings)

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet to medium-high heat, add oil. Pepper the pork chops, top with 1/2 of the lemon zest and rosemary.
  • Brown the chops until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Pour the lemon juice over chops and cook 1 minute more.

  • To Serve: Remove the pork chops to a serving plate, top with the balance of lemon zest, rosemary and orange segments.

Recipe and photo submitted by JoAnne G. Sunkist S’alternative™ recipe contest.

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