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Sweet Barbecued Pork Chops Recipe
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Sweet Barbecued Pork Chops Recipe

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I often prepare a double recipe of these tangy chops, then freeze half to keep on hand. They're so easy and taste so fresh, family and friends never guess this quick entree was frozen! —Susan Holderman, Fostoria, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 8 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1/2 cup each ketchup, barbecue sauce, French salad dressing and honey

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop equals 282 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 533 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. In batches, brown pork chops 2-3 minutes on each side. Return all to pan.
  2. In a small bowl, mix remaining ingredients; pour over chops. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 4-5 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
    Freeze option: Place pork chops in freezer containers; top with sauce. Cool and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a covered saucepan, gently stirring sauce and adding a little water if necessary.
    Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Barbecued Pork Chops in Simple & Delicious July/August 2007, p15

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop equals 282 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 533 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Aug. 13, 2015

"Couldn't be much easier! Followed the recipe exactly, but cut it in half. Was worried there might not be enough sauce, but there was plenty. Great flavors. Terrific for weeknight dinners."

Reviewed Jul. 26, 2015

"Flavor was excellent.. I only gave a 4 because I did not trust the recipe (cooking pork) for the times, and overcooked them. Will definitely try again, and trust the recipe!"

Reviewed Jul. 22, 2015

"Wouldn't change a thing! My whole family loved it and I am definitely making it again."

Reviewed Jul. 11, 2015

"I use boneless pork sirloin, and they are really tender. Some pork is rather tough, and it not cooked long enough will test your dentures. I dredge the pork in flour, salute in EVOO for about 5 mins ea. side. Remove them a keep warm. Into the pan I add chopped onions and red bell pepper and sweat this down a little, add some carmelized onions and continue by adding the pork back into the mix and some veggie broth which you can make yourself with carrots and celery ahead of time.

Let this come to a simmer for at least one hour, Then test the pork with a toothpick to see if it is done. Works for me....."

Reviewed Jul. 5, 2015

"Just made this using chicken. Side of fried noodles and Fridays green beans. 3 of us are 1.5 pounds of chicken. Had to make more for my daughter who comes home late from work. Fabulous!"

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