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Honey Garlic Pork Chops

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This Honey Garlic Pork Chops recipe is famous for being quick and yummy. It takes less than 15 minutes to get to the table without any need to marinate first. People love the sweet and savory honey garlic sauce on both boneless and bone-in pork chops.

To make this dish, first brown the pork chops until they’re golden. Then, coat them in a honey garlic sauce and finish them in the oven. This cooking process gives the chops a crispy outside but keeps them tender inside. The sauce makes them taste sweet, salty, and creamy. It’s a pork chop dish you’ll want to eat every day!

Exact Ingredients (+ Possible Substitutes)

This recipe’s success depends on getting the right mix of pork chop ingredients and honey garlic marinade. You can start with either bone-in or boneless pork chops. Season each chop well with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

To cook the pork chops, use a mix of olive oil and unsalted butter. Six cloves of minced garlic will add a special taste. For the marinade, blend honey with water or chicken broth and use rice wine vinegar.

If you don’t have some ingredients, you can swap rice wine vinegar for apple cider or any white vinegar. Adding fresh parsley makes your dish look and taste better. For a spicy kick, sprinkle red pepper flakes on top.


First, to cook your cooking pork chops, sprinkle them with salt and pepper. Let’s start by searing. This seals in the tasty juices. Heat a skillet until it’s hot, then put in the pork chops. They should cook for 4-5 minutes on each side.

After you sear them, put the pork chops on a plate. Next, in the same skillet, melt some butter. Scrape up the brown pieces by stirring them with the butter. Then, add minced garlic and cook until it smells good. Now comes the part of making honey garlic preparation. Add honey, water, and a bit of vinegar. Let it cook until it’s thick and sticky. This sauce is key for flavor.

Put the seared pork chops back in the pan with the sauce. Cover them well with it. Preheat your oven’s broiler. Position the skillet under it. Let the pork chops cook and get a lovely caramelized look for a few minutes.

If baking is your style, put the skillet in a hot oven. Set the oven at 375°F. Cook for 10-15 minutes, brushing the chops with sauce now and then.

Finally, you can enjoy your tasty pork chops with steamed veggies, rice, or pasta. It makes a delicious dinner.

Tips, Tricks & Storing

To make your pork chops yummy and juicy, sear them first. This seals in the juices. It makes the meat tender. Always heat your pan before you start. This helps cook the chops evenly. Don’t cook them too long. Finish under the broiler for a tasty, crispy outside.

Use honey garlic sauce in different ways. It tastes great on chicken or shrimp. It makes them sweet and tasty. For pork chops, use good marinades. This makes them more flavorful. Every bite will be delicious.

Store your pork chops well to enjoy them for a long time. Put them in the fridge for 3-4 days after cooking. They should be tightly sealed. Cook them to 145 F (63 C) inside before serving. When freezing, keep them with sauce. It helps them stay tasty longer. You can then enjoy a quick, yummy meal whenever you want.

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Jenny has always been passionate about cooking, and she uses her platform to share her joy of food with others. Her recipes are easy to follow, and she loves giving tips and tricks to help others create their own unique culinary creations.