Mustard-Glazed Pork Chops
These pork chops brown for a few minutes in the skillet solo then get glazed with a flavorful mustard, apricot and paprika sauce.
- 4 bone-in pork chops (1/2 inch thick each),
- ⅛ teaspoon salt,
- ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper,
- 2 teaspoons olive oil,
- 1 large onion, cut in thin wedges,
- ½ cup apricot preserves,
- 1 tablespoon Dijon or spicy mustard,
- ¼ cup water,
- 1 teaspoon paprika,
- ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg,
- Fresh sage leaves (optional),
Season pork with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork and onion to skillet. Cook 3 minutes; flip pork and stir onions. Cook 3 minutes more.
Meanwhile, in a small microwave-safe bowl combine preserves, mustard, water, paprika and nutmeg. Heat in microwave for 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is melted. Pour over pork in skillet, reduce heat to medium. Cook, covered, 10 minutes or until an instant read thermometer registers 160°F. Divide pork and onion mixture among serving plates; top with sage.
All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.