Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Quick Orange Pork Chops with Green Beans.

These citrus pork chops with a twist. Easy to do, and so good.

4 boneless center cut  pork chops
1 medium orange
3 Tablespoons Lemon juice
3 Tablespoons Honey
2 teaspoons paprika
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1/3 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 Table spoon Worcestershire sauce.
1 pound clean stringed green beans.
salt and pepper
olive oil
Butter

In a small sauce pan add the honey, lemon, a pinch of salt, paprika, Worcestershire and balsamic vinegar. slowly bring to a simmer.
Peel and chop the orange into small pieces, add to the honey mixture.
Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to a large frying pan. Bring to medium heat and add the pork chops. cook for 4 minutes. Turn over, add the onion bell pepper mushrooms and the honey orange sauce.
Bring a pan of salted water up to a boil add the green beans. cook 5-7 minutes until tender. drain the water. return the beans to the pan and add a little butter. Strain half the mushroom onion mixture out the pork chop pan and add to the beans.
Serves 4.