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Maple-Pecan Pork Chops Recipe

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  • Author: Moms Who Think
  • Total Time: 28 minutes


The maple syrup gives the dish sweet, gooey goodness that is the perfect complement for the protein while the nuts add a nutty, buttery flavor that takes the dish to the next level.


  • 4 boneless pork loin chops, cut ¾-inch thick (about 1 pound)
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 4 Tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 Tablespoon maple-flavored syrup
  • ⅓ cup chopped pecans, toasted


  1. Sprinkle both sides of chops with salt and pepper.
  2. In a 12-inch skillet cook chops in 1 Tablespoon of the butter over medium-high heat for 9 to 13 minutes or until juices run clear (160°F) turning once.
  3. Transfer chops to a serving platter.
  4. In a small bowl combine the remaining butter and the syrup.
  5. Spread butter mixture evenly over chops.
  6. Let stand for 1 minute or until melted.
  7. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 13 Minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Pan-Frying
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: maple pecan pork chops, maple syrup pork chops