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Nutrition Facts

Calories 442
  Calories from Fat 72 (16%)
(12%)Total Fat 8g
(10%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(18%)Cholesterol 54mg
(11%)Sodium 253mg
(39%)Potassium 1378mg
Total Carbohydrate 66g
(52%)Dietary Fiber 13g
Sugars 25g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(54%)Protein 27g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Pork Chops and Sweet Potatoes


  • 4 loin chops, cut 3/4- to 1-inch thick

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 tsp vegetable oil

  • 3-4 cooked sweet potatoes, cut into pieces

  • 1 Tbs butter or margarine

  • 1/2 cup currant jelly

  • 1/2 cup orange juice

  • 1 Tbs lemon juice

  • Rind of one lemon, grated

  • 1 tsp dry mustard

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger

These overstuffed chops will delight your guests. Thai chili paste simplifies the flavoring of this down-home dish with melting-pot flavors.


  • Combine salt, pepper and flour in a shallow pie pan. Dredge the chops in flour mixture and brown in hot oil in frying pan. Remove chops to shallow baking dish, add sweet potatoes. In a saucepan, stir together remaining ingredients and simmer 3 minutes. Pour 3/4 cup sauce over chops and potatoes and bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F., for 40 to 45 minutes. Baste during cooking time with remaining sauce.

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