Apricot Chops

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  • Published Sep 19th
  • Ready In52m
  • Servings4
  • Calories622
What do you get when you cross simple with delicious? Apricot Chops, of course! Simply choose your favorite vegetable or rice as an accompaniment, pop the chops in the oven, and enjoy this sweet and savory delight!

Apricot Chops Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Apricot Chops for 4 servings:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (1 inch thick) bone-in pork chops
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup apricot jam
  • 1 cup Catalina salad dressing
  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

Apricot Chops Cooking Instructions

  • Prep7m
  • Cook45m
  • Ready In52m

To cook Apricot Chops, you need about 7 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Apricot Chops is about 45 minutes , and you can serve your Apricot Chops within 52 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Apricot Chops easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. 2 Heat oil in frying pan over medium-high heat. Season pork chops with salt and pepper; cook 2 to 3 minutes per side until well-browned.
  3. 3 Stir jam, salad dressing, onion soup mix, and garlic together in a bowl until well-blended. Place chops in a 9x13 inch baking pan lined with foil, and cover with apricot mixture.
  4. 4 Bake in preheated oven approximately 40 minutes, until internal temperature has reached 145 degrees F (63 degrees C), or pork is no longer pink in the center.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 622 calories; 31.8 grams of fat; 71.8 grams of carbohydrates; 16 grams of protein; 37 milligrams of cholesterol; 1210 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 10th 2011

    I made this exactly according to the recipe, except that I followed the advice of others and reduced the temperature to 350 and cooked for about half an hour. If your chops are less than a f ...

  2. Apr 5th 2006

    You can alter this recipe by using a boneless pork roast instead of chops and the flavor is still wonderful. Also, try using french dressing or fat free dressing, you will also get tasty re ...

  3. Feb 19th 2006

    This was wonderful. I took others advice and lowered the temp down to 350. I also used boneless pork chops. YUMMY!!I am going to make this again and again!So tender!!!

  4. Jan 31st 2006

    This was one of the best pork chop reicipes I've ever made and very easy. It was very flavorful and I will definitely make it again.

  5. Jan 3rd 2005

    These were delicious. My only comment is that the sauce mixture made an awful lot. I would probably half all the ingredients for it.

  6. Dec 12th 2004

    My husband made these one night and they were really good. He used boneless pork chops instead of bone-in.

  7. Jul 5th 2004

    Wonderful! The sauce can accomodate up to 6 pork chops nicely. We love this recipe. Such a nice change from the usual pork chop dish. We love this over a bed of white rice. If you can't find ...

  8. Jul 3rd 2004

    I've also made this with chicken and it turns out great. Love the sweet/sour taste. Catalina dressing is a version of french dressing you put on a lettuce salad. I've also used Russian d ...

  9. Feb 9th 2004

    Great everyday pork chop recipe! Very quick & easy - Tangy too!