Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops

Pork Chops

Ingredients   metric units

  • 4 boneless pork chops;
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar;
  • 3 tbsp. raw honey; (optional)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced;
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano;
  • ½ tsp. dried basil;
  • ½ tsp. dried thyme;
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Season pork chops to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the balsamic vinegar, honey, garlic, oregano, basil, thyme, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until slightly thickened (5 to 6 minutes).
  5. Sear the pork chops on both sides in an oven safe skillet over high heat, 1 to 2 minutes per side.
  6. Brush the pork chops with the glaze. Transfer the skillet with the chops to the oven and roast 6 to 8 minutes.
  7. Brush one last time with balsamic glaze before serving.

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