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Maple Pepper Bone-In Pork Chops

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Tine 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 274kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 - 4 Heritage Bone-In Thick Cut Pork Chops this recipe works with bone-in or boneless chops
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • ½ teas Cumin
  • ½ teas Paprika
  • 6 tablespoon butter divided
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • Coarse grind black pepper
  • 4 tbs real maple syrup

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400.
  • Heat a large oven safe skillet over medium heat. Add the olive oil when hot and swirl to coat pan.
  • Meanwhile, pat the pork chops dry. Season with salt, pepper, cumin, and paprika.
  • Sear 4 to 5 minutes, until a good crust forms. Flip and quickly add 3 tablespoon butter and garlic to the pan. Carefully, with an oven mitt, tilt the pan and spoon the melting butter garlic sauce over the chops.
  • Place in the oven and cook 5 to 7 minutes longer until an instant-read thermometer temps at 145.
  • Remove from heat, brush with a bit of the maple and grind a healthy portion of freshly ground black pepper over each cover with foil, and rest 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in the same pan, add the remaining maple and butter and stir, scraping up and browned bits. Simmer for a minute or two, just to mix everything together and serve as a pan sauce alongside the chops. 

Nutrition

Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 57mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.3mg