TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 boneless pork loin chops (about 1/2 inch thick and 4 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons sauce (prepared with light butter and 1 tablespoon pecans): 335 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 398mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.


  1. Pound pork chops with a meat mallet to flatten slightly. In a shallow bowl, mix flour, salt and pepper. Dip chops in flour mixture to coat both sides; shake off excess.
  2. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add pork chops; cook 3-4 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Remove from pan; keep warm.
  3. Add honey and pecans to same skillet; heat through, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Serve with pork. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Honey-Pecan Pork Chops in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p27

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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joflitton User ID: 8098872 248498
Reviewed May. 22, 2016

"I had trouble with the honey and pecan mixture - it got hard and sticky and stuck to our teeth. And the pan was a mess to clean up - maybe I did something wrong."

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Reviewed Sep. 2, 2015

"Super taste, super easy, looks elegant"

kmdooley User ID: 1177097 122211
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2011

"A recipe I use often. Everyone loves it and it so easy to make."

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