As Vermonters, we think a touch of maple syrup makes anything better, and these chops are proof. Round out the meal with Wild Rice Salad, roasted delicata squash and a glass of Pinot Noir.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Rub all over pork.

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  • Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pork and cook until browned on both sides and cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a cutting board and cover with foil.

  • While the pork is resting, heat vinegar in the skillet over medium-high heat. Boil, scraping up any browned bits with a wooden spoon, about 30 seconds. Whisk in the remaining 1 tablespoon mustard and maple syrup. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook until the sauce is thickened, about 3 minutes. Add any accumulated juices from the pork to the sauce, along with sage. Serve the pork topped with the sauce.

Nutrition Facts

214.3 calories; protein 18.3g 37% DV; carbohydrates 16.2g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 12.2g; fat 7.3g 11% DV; saturated fat 1.6g 8% DV; cholesterol 57.3mg 19% DV; vitamin a iu 12.3IU; vitamin cmg; folate 0.1mcg; calcium 42.5mg 4% DV; iron 0.7mg 4% DV; magnesium 24.7mg 9% DV; potassium 335.5mg 9% DV; sodium 452.2mg 18% DV; thiamin 0.4mg 44% DV.

Reviews (5)

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5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
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Rating: 4 stars
12/09/2012
Easy quick delicious This is my go-to recipe for pork chops. Don't overcook the chops and they're as tender a can be Pros: tender and tasty. I had all the ingredients already. Cons: none Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
I love this recipe. We buy the the thick pork chops at Costco and cook them longer. You can move the amounts of ingredients around and the flavors still work. We serve w/ baked potatoes and apple sauce. Maple syrup and mustard "who'd have thunk it". Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
This is an amazing recipe I live in Scotland and had to substitute the canola oil for olive oil but otherwise I stuck with the recipe and it was perfect! very easy to do and meat was very tender in no time Will Definitely have this again. Thanks EW for a brilliant website!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
This flavor combination is great obviously - pairing mustard and sweet maple! I needed more sauce so I added chicken broth by the tablespoon until I was happy. Served this with boiled potatoes tossed with butter parsley salt and pepper. Easy and brainless goof-proof recipe! Lisa Bremerton Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
so easy and yummy! These were great! My fairly average pork chops took about 4-5 min each side. I also added a little chicken broth as there was not much sauce. Delish! Read More