Dijon-Honey Pork Chops Recipe
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Dijon-Honey Pork Chops Recipe

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Lemon-pepper is our seasoning of choice for these chops. With the honey-orange Dijon sauce, there’s no need to pass the salt. —Shirley Goehring, Lodi, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1 tablespoon sauce: 244 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.


  1. Sprinkle pork chops with lemon pepper. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, heat oil over medium heat. Brown chops on both sides.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk orange juice, mustard and honey until blended; pour over chops. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 5-8 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in pork reads 145°.
  3. Remove chops from pan; keep warm. Bring sauce to a boil; cook until mixture is reduced to 1/4 cup, stirring occasionally. Serve with chops. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Dijon-Honey Pork Chops in Light & Tasty June/July 2007, p59

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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MY REVIEW User ID: 111664 242938
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2016

"Quick and yummy!"

s_pants User ID: 174050 93704
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2013

"Both my husband and kids (and me) really enjoyed this simple, easy dish."

berg9153 User ID: 3008544 161721
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2011

"I love this recipe! I usally double the sauce because I like it so much."

joemdavis55 User ID: 2683949 208442
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2009

"Didn't have orange juice, so I substituted apple juice instead. I also grilled the pork chops before adding them into the honey dijon mixture. Delicious!"

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