pork cutlets with ginger-pear sauce


1 tablespoon olive oil
8 (3 oz.) pork cutlets
1/4 teaspoon salt
ground black pepper, to taste
1/2 cup dry white wine
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon peeled, grated gingerroot
2 medium pears, peeled, cored and cubed
chopped fresh parsley


  1. in a large skillet heat oil over medium heat.
  2. lightly season pork with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. add pork to skillet; cook 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  4. transfer pork to a platter; set aside.
  5. return skillet to heat. for the sauce, add wine, stirring to loosen up browned bits.
  6. cook until wine is reduced by half.
  7. add butter, brown sugar and ginger; stir to combine.
  8. add pears; cook 5–7 minutes, coating with sauce.
  9. spoon pears and sauce on pork, sprinkle with parsley, and serve.

suggestion: serve with a side of rice and thinly sliced cooked carrots.

Nutrition (Per Serving)

serving size 8 oz.
servings 4
calories 340
fat 16g
saturated fat 7g
cholesterol 105mg
sodium 220mg
carbohydrate 17g
fiber 3g
sugars 11g
protein 30g