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Apple Cider and Spice Pork Chops

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe was an accident. I was experimenting with flavors and wasn't expecting much out of it, but the apple cider addition yielded some of the best pork I've ever tasted (and the boyfriend agreed)."
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35 m servings 541
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 pork chops)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Combine brown sugar, garlic powder, 1 teaspoon sage, rosemary, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Dredge pork chops in seasoning mixture until coated thoroughly.
  3. Heat olive oil and butter in an oven-safe skillet over medium heat until butter is frothy, 1 to 2 minutes. Brown pork chops in the hot skillet on each side, 7 to 10 minutes total. Add apple cider, remaining sage, and drizzle in honey. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake until pork chops are no longer pink in the centers, 10 to 15 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).
  5. Remove the skillet from the oven and plate pork chops with sauce.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If necessary, reduce the sauce further on the stovetop until sauce is a nice glaze after plating pork chops. For a thicker glaze, carefully mix in 1 teaspoon or so of cornstarch.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 541 calories; 20.5 50.7 37.8 103 175 Full nutrition

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This is an awesome recipe. The only thing I did differently is add one chopped fresh apple before I put it in the oven. Yum!! Thanks for this recipe