Maple-Thyme Pork Chops

This 20-minute dinner recipe features skillet-cooked pork chops drizzled with a light syrup and toasted pecans.

Maple-Thyme Pork Chops
SERVINGS
4
SERVING SIZE
4  ounces cooked meat and 1 tablespoon pecan mixture
TOTAL TIME
20 mins
Ingredients
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops, about 3/4 inch thick (about 1-1/4 pounds total)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme
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Directions
1. 
Sprinkle chops with salt and ground black pepper. In a very large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shallot; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add chops; cook for 9 to 13 minutes or until pork juices run clear (160 degrees F), turning once halfway through cooking time.
2. 
Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine pecans, syrup, butter, and thyme. Place cooked pork chops onto 4 dinner plates. Top with syrup mixture.

Tip

  • Money-Saving Tip:

    Switch out the 2 tablespoons shallot for 1/4 cup chopped onion.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 290, Fat, total (g) 14, chol. (mg) 101, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 9, Monosaturated fat (g) 6, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, sugar (g) 4, pro. (g) 32, vit. A (IU) 194, vit. C (mg) 1, Thiamin (mg) 1, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 12, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (µg) 4, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 1, sodium (mg) 242, Potassium (mg) 586, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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