Pork Chops with Honey-Garlic Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 09, 2023
The sauce on these honey garlic pork chops is so good, I sometimes double it so there's extra for dipping whatever veggie we have on the side. —Michelle Smith, Eldersburg, Maryland
Pork Chops with Honey-Garlic Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced


  1. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook pork chops over medium heat until a thermometer reads 145°, 5-6 minutes on each side. Remove; let stand 5 minutes. Combine remaining ingredients; add to pan. Cook over medium heat 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve with chops.

Pork Chops with Honey-Garlic Sauce Tips

How do you make pork soft and tender?

For the most tender pork chops, use a thick, bone-in cut.

How do you keep pork chops from drying out?

To keep pork chops from drying out, be careful not to overcook them. They cook quickly so keep a thermometer handy and remove from the pan when the temperature reaches 145°.

What sides should I serve with pork chops?

Many sides can be served with these pork chops, including rice pilaf and green beans. Get even more pork chop recipes. Research contributed by Maggie Knoebel, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant

Nutrition Facts

1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons sauce: 249 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 342mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.

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