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Whiskey Butter Pork Chops with Corn

Whiskey Butter Pork Chops with Corn
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

Sweet, sour, buttery and bright – these skillet pork chops get a tasty, fresh dinner on the table in no time. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

4
bone-in pork rib chops (2 lb)
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
3
tablespoons butter
1
cup thinly sliced sweet onion
1
cup fresh or frozen (thawed) whole kernel sweet corn
1/4
cup whiskey
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4
cup shredded fresh basil leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Rub pork chops with salt and pepper. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 6 to 7 minutes or until browned on first side. Turn pork; reduce heat to medium, and continue to cook 4 to 5 minutes longer or until pork is no longer pink in center (at least 145°F). Transfer to plate; cover with foil to keep warm.
  • 2
    In same skillet, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and corn; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until onion softens and begins to brown.
  • 3
    Remove from heat; add whiskey, and return to heat. Cook 1 to 2 minutes over medium-high heat until whiskey evaporates. Stir in lemon juice.
  • 4
    Pour corn mixture over pork. Sprinkle with basil.

Expert Tips

  • We tested this recipe with bourbon, but Irish whiskey would be delicious as well.
  • Feel free to sub different types of pork chops in this recipe. Just be sure to adjust the cooking time accordingly, depending on thickness, so pork reaches an internal temperature of 145°F.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
9g
47%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Sodium
710mg
30%
Potassium
520mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
3g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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