Walnut Pork Chops
Walnuts cooked in syrup are also called “wet walnuts,” and are often used in desserts. They're a wonderful addition to tender pork chops.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 6
- 6 (1-inch thick) pork loin chops
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 cup walnut pieces
- 1 onion, chopped
- 4 cloves minced garlic
- ⅓ cup honey
- ½ cup chicken broth
Sprinkle chops with salt and pepper, then sprinkle with flour.
Melt butter with olive oil in large skillet; add walnut pieces and cook and stir until fragrant. Remove walnuts to plate.
Add onion and garlic to skillet and cook for 5 minutes, then add pork chops. Cook on first side until well browned, then turn and brown for 3 minutes on second side.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Place chops in greased baking dish and sprinkle with walnuts. Add honey and chicken broth to skillet. Bring to a boil, then pour over chops.
Cover and bake chops for 40–50 minutes until chops are done and lightly pink in center.