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Pork Chops in a Honey-Mustard Sauce Recipe

Pork Chops in a Honey-Mustard Sauce Recipe

Pork chops are a great economical cut and cook up quickly, making them ideal for busy weeknight meals. But turning out tender chops can be tricky. Browning them first, then finishing them in this tangy, slightly sweet sauce results in perfectly cooked chops. —Susan Bentley, Burlington, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • 1. Combine 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, salt and pepper; sprinkle over pork chops. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown pork chops in oil. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. Remove skillet from heat and add wine, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cook until liquid is reduced by half. Reduce heat to medium. Whisk in the broth, mustard, honey and remaining garlic powder; cook and stir for 1 minute. Whisk in cream; cook and stir for 4-6 minutes or until thickened.
  • 3. Return pork chops and juices to the skillet. Cover and cook for 3-5 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons sauce: 411 calories, 24g fat (11g saturated fat), 123mg cholesterol, 597mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 33g protein.

Reviews for Pork Chops in a Honey-Mustard Sauce

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RLSM User ID: 5781736 112390
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2014

"Tasty and easy to make."

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orthoRN User ID: 863367 150933
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2013

"Chops were very tender and tasty"

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 197563
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2013

"Great flavor, easy to put together. I think I could have let the sauce thicken a bit more next time."

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valanddansmith User ID: 988113 119042
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2012

"<p>We grilled our chops instead and served them with the yummy sauce... Delish!</p>"

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TeresaWitt User ID: 4117537 135896
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2012

"This was so quick and easy to make. It had great flavor too!"

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redpen User ID: 380194 197561
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2012

"Lovely! My husband complimented me for them throughout the meal!"

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pdjones User ID: 995012 119041
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2012

"Got my Simple and Delicious magazine 2 days ago and this was in it. It is amazing!! I doubled the sauce because it sounded so good and it was!! I followed the recipe exactly except to double the sauce like I said. This is a MUST TRY."

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.