Almond Pork Chops with Honey Mustard Recipe
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Almond Pork Chops with Honey Mustard Recipe

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I love how crunchy almonds and sweet mustard sauce jazz up this tender pork dish. Usually, I double the recipe. One chop is never enough for my gang of grown children and grandkids. —Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup smoked almonds
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with about 3 tablspoons sauce: 642 calories, 40g fat (11g saturated fat), 204mg cholesterol, 659mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 2g fiber), 39g protein.


  1. In a food processor, process the almonds until finely chopped. Transfer to a shallow bowl; add bread crumbs. In another bowl, beat the eggs. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine flour, salt and pepper. Add pork chops, one at a time, and shake to coat. Dip in eggs, then coat with almond mixture.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chops in oil and butter for 5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, honey and mustard. Serve with pork chops. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Almond Pork Chops with Honey Mustard in Country Woman July/August 2006, p41

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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jerrifaulds User ID: 1875975 233719
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2015

"Could this be baked instead of fried in oil and butter? Can't wait to try. Sounds delicious!"

captgeo5 User ID: 6856757 217770
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2015

"What a easy dish to make , and the flavors are wonderful . A must make dish . and the sauce would go great with other dishes also , thanks for share this great recipe"

mltdebbie User ID: 6422011 143692
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2014

"I didn't have dry bread crumbs so I put panko in the food processor with the almonds. Other than that I followed the recipe. GREAT! My hubby had only taken one bite when he exclaimed "Wow! We're having these again!""

_squizzle User ID: 7645735 159591
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2014

"Oh man, that crust, it is beyond good and the sauce is a perfect compliment. I can't say enough good things about this recipe! I can tell this is gonna be a regular in our house."

nikki74w User ID: 6948989 71789
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2012

"I have made this recipe 2x's already. Love it!! Hubby & Kids love them too! You Cannot go wrong with this recipe!"

chrissyLongIsland User ID: 6607565 143689
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2012

"This was SO great and SO easy! I made it a few weeks ago for my family and making it again this week. My boyfriend keeps asking for it! =)"

chrissyLongIsland User ID: 6607565 71775
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2012

"Does the glaze need to be heated? Im trying it tonight and will rate later =)"

williamsegraves User ID: 3296408 159140
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2012

"Fantastic dish! Just like another poster, I will be using this honey mustard for other dishes as well. :)"

kipany User ID: 5724525 158118
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

"Oh my cow, this is a new favorite! I never really liked pork chops until now. The sauce is absolutely amazing too and I plan to use it for other dishes as well. I am sending this recipe to all my friends and family!"

janakramer9 User ID: 1658780 164675
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2011

"It was sooo good!"

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