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Quick and Easy Maple Glazed Pork Chops #Sundaysupper

 Juicy and tender pork in a mouthwateringly delicious sweet and salty glaze. Posh enough for entertaining; this easy pork chop recipe is on the table in under 15 minutes!

I have been meaning to get these on the blog for months!!!! Then when ‘Easy Pork Chop Recipes’ was the topic for my Sunday Supper Group I just knew I had to get these cooked and made!!!! My Sunday Supper Group is a group of bloggers from around the world that are trying to bring family meals back to the table. Below the recipe you will find links to everyone who participated in this weeks Sunday Supper. Check out the hashtags #sundaysupper for more inspiration.

Juicy and tender pork in a mouthwateringly delicious sweet and salty glaze. Posh enough for guests this easy pork chop recipe is on the table in under 15 minutes! From https://www.sprinklesandsprouts.com.au #Sundaysupper

So even though the temperature has been 38ºC today I cooked glazed pork chops for lunch. Just call me dedicated (or crazy!!!!!!) Crazy I maybe but when you take your first mouthful of this juicy pork and heavenly sauce you will understand. It is beyond good! There isn’t tons of sauce, just enough to glaze the chops and make then super delicious. It is rich and sticky and if you are anything like me you will want to pick the bone up and suck it clean!!! Not only are they delicious when I say these fall under the category easy pork chop recipe, I mean it! Simple, delicious and quick. That is a dinner everyone can get excited about!

Juicy and tender pork in a mouthwateringly delicious sweet and salty glaze. Posh enough for guests this easy pork chop recipe is on the table in under 15 minutes! From https://www.sprinklesandsprouts.com.au #Sundaysupper

I urge you to use bone-in pork chops, they are always juicier! Pork has had such a bad reputation as a dry chewy meat, but if you cook it until it has an internal temperature of  62ºC(145ºF) it will be cooked through but still juicy and tender. I like to do this by searing it in a pan and then finishing it in the oven; I think you get a more evenly cooked piece of meat. (Just be very careful as the frying pan handle is super hot and burns on your palms are super painful!

Juicy and tender pork in a mouthwateringly delicious sweet and salty glaze. Posh enough for guests this easy pork chop recipe is on the table in under 15 minutes! From https://www.sprinklesandsprouts.com.au #Sundaysupper

The sauce is thick and sticky with a lovely sweetness but a bite from the vinegar and mustard. The rosemary just works perfectly and I really really really recommend that you use the fresh lemon at the end. The combination is divine! Honestly lipsmakingly amazing!

Juicy and tender pork in a mouthwateringly delicious sweet and salty glaze. Posh enough for guests this easy pork chop recipe is on the table in under 15 minutes! From https://www.sprinklesandsprouts.com.au #SundaysupperJuicy and tender pork in a mouthwateringly delicious sweet and salty glaze. Posh enough for guests this easy pork chop recipe is on the table in under 15 minutes! From https://www.sprinklesandsprouts.com.au #SundaysupperJuicy and tender pork in a mouthwateringly delicious sweet and salty glaze. Posh enough for guests this easy pork chop recipe is on the table in under 15 minutes! From https://www.sprinklesandsprouts.com.au #Sundaysupper

Enjoy x

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Quick and Easy Maple Glazed Pork Chops #Sundaysupper

Juicy and tender pork in a mouthwateringly delicious sweet and salty glaze. Posh enough for entertaining; this easy pork chop recipe is on the table in under 15 minutes!

Servings: 4
Author: Claire | Sprinkles and Sprouts
Ingredients
  • 4 bone-in centre cut pork chops
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) beef stock
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) maple syrup
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp fresh chopped rosemary
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 fresh lemon
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat your oven 200ºC/400ºF.
  2. Remove the pork chops from the fridge and pat the surface with some kitchen towel. Set them aside to come to room temperature. (if you have a lot of insects then use an upturned sieve to protect the meat)
  3. Pour the oil into a large heavy based open proof frying pan and place it over a medium high heat to get hot .
  4. Season the chops generously with salt (Skip this step if you brined the pork)
  5. Add the chops carefully to the pan and sear over a medium high heat for 3 minutes.
  6. Turn the chops and transfer the frying pan to the oven.
  7. Roast the chops for 6 minutes (Super thick chops will take an extra couple of minutes).

  8. Remove the chops from the oven and transfer them to a plate. Tent them with foil and set aside.
  9. Place the frying pan back over a medium heat (Remember the handle is hot!!!!!)
  10. Add the beef stock, maple syrup, red wine vinegar, dijon mustard and chopped rosemary and stir well.
  11. Bring to a simmer and scrape the bottom of the pan to deglazed all the browned bits.
  12. Simmer for 2 minutes until thickened
  13. Once the sauce has thickened slow stir in small pieces of the butter one at a time.
  14. Pour in any juices that have collected on the pork plate and carefully return the pork to the pan.
  15. Serve immediately with wedges of fresh lemon.

This post is part of the Sunday Supper Movement.
Special thanks to Shelby from  Grumpy’s Honeybunch for hosting this week.

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  1. Maple syrup is my new favorite thing! Especially when I can pair it with something savory. I’ve been looking for a new dish to try for dinner and this is the one!

    1. Reply

      I agree, I love the sweet salty mix on my food.

      And anything that can be o the table in 15 minutes is a plus!!! 😀

  2. Those pork chops look like perfection! I love using maple syrup in savory applications.

    1. Reply

      Thank you Lauren, and I agree maple syrup is such a great addition to savoury dishes. I love the colour it gives 🙂 (was well as the taste)

  3. I hardly make pork chops at home, and then I see recipes like this and wonder why not, and then I forget again. I’m leaving the window tab open in hopes I remember haha. Any excuse to pull out the cast iron skillets…

    1. Reply

      I know exactly what you mean!
      In our supermarket you can buy raw chicken from the deli counter, so I always stop there first, then head for the ground meat section and buy mince (Because we have a meatball and burger habit!!!) and then forget to go to the last aisle and look at the cuts of meat. It is only when I remember a recipe that I think to go there. And my memory is terrible, seriously the baby brain never left me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😉

  4. Reply

    It does not matter how many times you tell me that pan handles are hot when they leave the oven I will still touch them… Usually when I am finishing a sauce with them whilst the meat is resting 😮

    Delicious sounding and looking pork chops 😀

    1. Reply

      It is so easily done. When I was in the restaurant the chefs would often shake flour over the handle if it was hot, like a sort of warning. I sometimes think it would help and other times I think I would still forget!!! What I need is a silicone hand cover that I can slide on once the pan comes out of the oven. (Wonder if anyone does this???? It could be the start of something!!! “This time next year we’ll be millionaires”)

  5. That sauce looks amazing! I love chops and cook mine the same way – stove top and then oven. It’s amazing how fast they cook – almost not enough time to pull together a sauce. Love how simple yours is –

    1. Reply

      When you are pushed for time pork chops are so perfect aren’t they?

      • jamie
      • March 8, 2017
      Reply

      I would love to try these how many min in oven?

      1. Reply

        Hi Jamie,

        I have updated the recipe as during a conversion to a different recipe card the instuctions got a little scrambled. I would recommend 6 minutes in the oven. If you have the real extra thick pork chops they may need a couple of minutes longer, but standard grocery store ones (like the ones in my photos) that 6 minutes in the oven.

        Hope that helps 🙂

  6. Reply

    These look fantastic! Especially that yummy sauce!

    1. Reply

      Thank you so much Barrie 😀
      It is delicious on Chicken too!

  7. Reply

    I love maple flavors and this looks delicious!

    1. Reply

      Thank you Caroline 🙂

  8. Reply

    You photos are gorgeous! That glaze looks so inviting!

    1. Reply

      Oh thank you so much 😀

  9. Reply

    Oh yes please, I would love to join you for lunch.

    1. Reply

      You are welcome on our farm any time Wendy 😀

  10. Reply

    Oh my, that glaze looks soooo good! I bet it would be fabulous on salmon or beef too.

    1. Reply

      Oh it would be lovely on a nice steak!!! YUM!

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