Paleo Sweet and Sour Pork Chops Recipe

Paleo Sweet and Sour Pork Chops Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 4 Pork chops 
  • 1 Teaspoon fine grain salt
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper

    Glaze

    • 2 Tbsp Coconut Aminos
    • 2 Tbsp Honey or Maple Syrup
      • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
      • 1/2 Tsp dried Rosemary
      • 1/2 Tsp dried Oregano
      • Pinch of Red Pepper flakes (optional)

      Directions

      1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C) and place a rack in the middle.
      2. Season pork chops with salt and pepper. Set aside.
      3. Melt ghee in a large cast-iron pan (or other oven-proof pan) over medium-high heat. 
      4. When sizzling, add pork chops and sear on both sides until golden, about 2 minutes per side.
      5. Place in the oven and roast for about 6 minutes.
      6. In the meantime combine all glaze ingredients in a small saucepan, bring to a boil over medium heat, reduce to a simmer, and cook until reduced, about 5 minutes.

      Remove pork chops from the oven, pour glaze over them, return in the oven and bake for further 4 minutes until caramelized.
      Serve immediately!