Broiled Pork Chops with Warm Nectarines

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Broiled Pork Chops with Warm Nectarines

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 8 hours

Number of servings: 4


    • 4 loin pork chops, trimmed of extra fat
    • 1/4 tsp coriander seeds
    • 1/4 tsp cumin
    • 1/2 tsp freshly-ground black pepper
    • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
    • 1 tsp rum (optional)
    • 4 nectarines, pitted, peeled, and halved


Put the pork chops, coriander, cumin, and pepper in a sealable plastic bag, and add the vinegar and optional rum. Fasten the bag, and place on a platter in the refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight to marinate.

When ready to cook, preheat a broiler. Place the chops on a broiling pan, along with the nectarines. Place the pan about 6 inches below the heat source. Broil 3 to 4 minutes per side. Remove and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
Broiled Pork Chops with Warm Nectarines
Serving Size 1/4 recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 60
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 24g  
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 2%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 3
Fruit 1
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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