Solar Braised Orange Pork Chops

If you made these pork chops on the stovetop it would only take 15 minutes so it’s not exactly the kind of recipe I’d normally adapt for solar cooking. But I use frozen chops straight from the freezer without browning them first. Bake a couple of sweet potatoes alongside for a perfect side dish.

Solar Braised Orange Pork Chops


4 frozen 1/2-inch-thick pork chops

Salt and pepper to taste

1 garlic clove, minced

1/2 cup fresh orange juice

1/4 cup dry white wine

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


Set Global Sun Oven out to preheat.

Place pork chops in one layer in a pot. Season with salt and pepper. Add garlic, orange juice, wine, and lemon juice. Cover and cook in Sun Oven until meat is tender, about 1 hour. Serve with cooking juices.

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