Brown Sugar Pork Chops

Brown Sugar Pork Chops

Brown Sugar Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • 4 bone in pork chops
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • lemon wedges and parsley sprigs for serving optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat.
  • Season the pork chops on both sides with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the pork chops to the pan in a single layer. Cook for 5-6 minutes on each side or until browned.
  • Remove the pork from the pan and place on a plate. Cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Add the butter to the pan and melt. Add the garlic, brown sugar and Italian seasoning and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  • Place the pork chops back in the pan and spoon the sauce over the top.
  • Place the pan in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes or until pork is cooked to desired level of done-ness.
  • Spoon the sauce from the bottom of the pan over the pork chops and sprinkle with parsley. Serve, garnished with lemon wedges and parsley sprigs if desired.

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