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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.

Ingredients:

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

Directions:

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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