Cilantro-Crusted Pork Chops with Chipotle-Peanut Sauce

Time Prep: 15 minutes

Total: 35 minutes

Servings Total: 6 servings


What You Need:

30Crackers, finely crushed

1/3cup finely chopped cilantro, divided

6boneless pork chops (1-1/2 lb.), 1/2 inch thick

1egg, lightly beaten

3Tbsp. oil, divided

2cloves garlic, minced

½ cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth

3Tbsp. PLANTERS Creamy Peanut Butter

1chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, chopped

1tsp. brown sugar

¼ cup Dry Roasted Peanuts, chopped

Make It:

COMBINE cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup of the cilantro in shallow dish or pie plate. Dip chops in egg, then in crumb mixture, turning over to evenly coat both sides.

HEAT 1 Tbsp. of the oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Cook chops, in batches, using 1 Tbsp. oil for the second batch, 4 min. on each side or until cooked through (170°F).

MEANWHILE, heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in small saucepan on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir until golden brown. Add broth, peanut butter, pepper and sugar; stir. Bring to boil on medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 3 min. or until sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally. Serve each chop topped with 2 Tbsp. of the sauce; sprinkle evenly with peanuts and remaining cilantro.


Fresh Cilantro

Boneless Pork Chops

Reduced sodium chicken broth