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Maple Pork Chops Recipe

Maple Pork Chops Recipe

These deliciously sweet and tangy pork chops are crispy outside but melt-in-your-mouth tender inside. Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger


  • 1. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. In a shallow bowl, beat egg and ginger. Place bread crumbs in another shallow bowl. Dip chops in egg mixture, then coat with crumbs.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook pork in butter over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Remove and keep warm. Add the remaining ingredients to the skillet; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve with chops. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 461 calories, 19g fat (9g saturated fat), 131mg cholesterol, 432mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein.

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acurda User ID: 1207390 128244
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2014

"Delicious! I actually put the pork chops back into the sauce and cooked them for several minutes to have the taste of the sauce be on the meat more. YUM!"

flyingmangos User ID: 1591721 145898
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2014

"Not a huge pork chop fan, but these are yummy!!!"

TerrilynnandJohn User ID: 7267075 103167
Reviewed May. 19, 2013

"Very good! Didn't have bread crumbs so I used panko and it was great!"

Regina31 User ID: 6237554 128242
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2013

"Great recipe, I made one change, I added about 8oz. Of apple juice to the sauce. I got rave reviews with each bite, this from a man who doesn't like pork, lol."

Starrygrneyez User ID: 1266464 189645
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2012

"Super easy and really yummy!"

MaikoEmi User ID: 4616610 187914
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2012

"I used 1/2 panko 1/2 shake and bake. Lol. The pork came out amazingly! The sauce was out of the park awesome. This was actually a replacement meal for another pork chop dish I forgot an ingredient for. I have a sneaking suspicion that even at the last moment this was a phenomenally better recipe. Yum!"

s_pants User ID: 174050 105657
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2012

"Very good with or without the sauce. My husband thought the sauce was too sweet, but used sparingly, it really makes these pork chops special."

jbirdjones User ID: 1854201 186515
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2011

"the sauce was very good. the chops took a little longer to cook that recipe indicated. husband loved the dish!"

phimmie User ID: 5435069 189367
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2011

"This is a great recipe for pork chops. My husband, who eats just about anything, is picky about pork. I never rarely make pork anymore but I tried it because I like pork and he really liked this meal."

4Huskers User ID: 5191012 187913
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2011

"I have never had any luck cooking pork chops on top of the stove. They are always tough and I was certainly hesitant to try this one but they sure sounded yummy. I made them today and they were excellent!!! I was so surprised. I will make this again, real soon!! Thanks!"

rotts4me User ID: 1988355 117277
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2010

"Made these tonight and got raves from a hubby that doesn't like pork. I was aksed to make them again next week!"

nicomyth User ID: 4890828 105656
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2010

"This is now a regular in our home. My two young sons keep asking me when we will have it again."

ree537743 User ID: 2672002 211446
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2010

"These chops are very tasty and so easy to fix. My husband said they were the best chops I had ever fixed. I had just about given up on fixing pork chops until I tried this recipe. It's a keeper!!"

mreilly615 User ID: 2340136 128241
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

"First let me start by saying I don't fry. Anything. It scares me a little. I loved this recipe. I used chops with bone in and it took a lot more butter to fry these babies up, but they were delicious. Not everyone in the family like the sauce, but I loved it."

michellio User ID: 1505330 103164
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2010

"These were quick and delicious!"

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