Pork Chops with Orange Sauce & Sweet Potatoes

Pork Chops with Orange Sauce & Sweet Potatoes


Pork Chops with Orange Sauce and Sweet Potatoes Recipe
How to make Pork Chops with Orange Sauce & Sweet Potatoes

6 pork chops, 1 inch thick

1 1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

1 onion, cut into 6 slices

1/3 cup brown sugar (packed)

1/2 cup water

1 teaspoon grated orange peel

1/3 cup orange juice

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 pounds sweet potatoes or yams pared and cut into 1/2 inch slices

6 thin orange slices

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1/4 cup cold water

Trim excess fat from chops;  lightly grease heavy skillet with fat from one chops.    Brown chops slowly,, sprinkling with the salt and pepper. Drain off any excess fat.  Top each chop with an onion slice.  Mix brown sugar, 1/2 cup water, the orange peel, orange juice, lemon juice .  Pour over chops.  Cover and simmer 30 minutes.  Lift chops and arrange sweet potato slices in sauce.  Replace chops;  top each onion slice with an orange slice.  Cover; simmer 45 minutes or until potatoes are tender and chops are done-no pink in center.  Remove chops and sweet potatoes to a heated platter;  keep warm.  Blend cornstarch and 1/4 cup water; stir into sauce in skillet.  Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens  and  boils.  Boil and stir 1 minute.  Pour over chops and sweet potatoes.

Garnish with parsley, if desired.  6 servings.





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