Caramelized Rib Chops

Ingredients:
 

  • 2 rib chops/pork chops (bone in or without​)

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder or garlic salt

  • 4 garlic cloves (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon butter* (Earth Balance for dairy free)

  • 1/4 cup honey (use raw local honey for best quality)

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • dash of salt and pepper
     

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Heat canola oil in stovetop and oven safe pan, over medium heat.

3. Season pork chops with garlic powder/salt and a dash of salt and pepper.

4. Sear pork chops for 2 minutes per side, remove from pan.

5. Reduce heat to low-medium and saute garlic (if using).

6. Add butter to pan and let melt.

7. Add in honey, water and apple cider vinegar and bring to a simmer (medium-high heat).

8. Cook until the sauce just starts to thicken slightly. Pour sauce into a small bowl or pitcher.

9. Place rib/pork chops back in pan and pour sauce over the top.

10. Place in oven for 8 to 10 minutes (check with thermometer to be sure they are cooked).

11. Broil the rib/pork chops for 1 to 2 minutes to caramelize.

Serve on top of rice, quinoa, riced cauliflower or roasted vegetables. Or serve with a side of your favorite vegetables.

Servings: 2

Allergy free from:

Gluten

Wheat

Dairy*

Nuts

Fish

Egg

Soy