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Honey Balsamic Pork Chops with Rosemary and Thyme
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Honey Balsamic Pork Chops

Honey Balsamic Pork chops are juicy and tender boneless pork chops that are seared and coated in a mouthwatering honey balsamic sauce.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword honey balsamic pork chops
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 404kcal
Author Olya

Ingredients

Pork Chops:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 lb. pork chops (4 pieces)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Italian seasoning, to taste

Honey Balsamic Sauce:

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh rosemary chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp Honey Dijon Mustard
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Pork Chops. Generously season 4 thick pork chops with salt pepper and Italian seasoning Add 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp butter to the hot pan until bubbly. Add pork chops and sear on each side for 3 minutes on medium high heat for a total of 6 minutes. Make sure to not go over 6 minutes since we will be reheating the pork chops in the sauce later on. Remove pork chops from the pan.
  • Honey Balsamic Sauce. Add 1 tbsp butter to the now empty pan and add chopped scallions, garlic, fresh chopped rosemary and thyme. Cook for 2 minutes on medium heat.
  • Next, add 2nd tablespoon butter, 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar and 1/4 cup honey and cook until well incorporated, approximately 2 minutes. Now add 2 tablespoons of Dijon mustard - this will thicken the sauce. Taste the sauce and add salt, if necessary.
  • Assembly.
    Add pork chops back to the pan and reheat spooning the sauce all over. This will allow pork chops to finish cooking. Pork chops internal temperature should be 145 F.
  • Serving Suggestion. Sprinkle with freshly chopped scallions and serve with roasted asparagus, potatoes or fresh salad.

Nutrition

Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 185mg | Potassium: 480mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Vitamin C: 2.4mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1.1mg