Cashew Pork

Cashew Pork

4 4 ounce boneless loin chops – 1 1/4-inch thick
2 teaspoons olive oil
3/4 cup salted cashew nuts
1 garlic clove – minced
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
2/3 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon snipped parsley

Oil skillet with 1 teaspoon of the olive oil. Over medium heat, cook chops 6 minutes. Turn over and cook 7-9 minutes more or until desired doneness (slightly pink in center).

Remove meat from skillet; keep warm.

Meanwhile, using food processor or blender, process or blend 1/2 cup of the cashews until finely ground; set aside.

Add remaining olive oil to hot skillet. Add the garlic, ginger root and red pepper. Cook and stir about 15 seconds. Stir in ground cashews. Slowly add chicken broth, stirring until well blended. Stir in parsley. Serve sauce with pork. Sprinkle remaining cashews on each serving.