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"Top Chef" Seared Pork Chops

Do you want to cook like the pros? Check out this healthy, budget friendly and delicious recipes featured during a special Let's Move! "Quick Fire" Challenge.


4 servings

Thin cut Bone-in Pork Chop - 3-4 oz each about 2" thick
4 cups extra virgin olive oil, reserve 1/2 cup
1 cup apple juice
juice and zest of 2 lemons
4 sprigs sage
4 sprigs thyme
1 cup of ginger sliced thin
Salt and pepper to taste


1). Mix 3.5 cups of olive oil, apple juice, lemon juice and zest, ginger, thyme and sage together.
2). Marinate pork in olive oil mixture for at least 2-4 hours. Remove from marinade, pat dry and season with salt and pepper.
3). Sear pork chops in a hot pan with reserved olive oil and caramelize on each side until cooked to desired doneness or 145° F.
4). Remove from pan and let rest.

Find out how First Lady Michelle Obama and the "Top Chefs" celebrated the 2 year Let's Move! Anniversary here.

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