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Pecan Crusted Pork Chops

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“Melt in your mouth, and slightly sweetened with maple syrup!”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 thick center-cut pork chops
  • 2 tablespoons honey mustard dressing
  • 1 cup unsalted blanched pecans
  • 14 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter, room temp. and cut into small pieces
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • baking dish sprayed with cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoons good quality maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a food proccesor chop nuts, bread crumbs, and butter.
  3. Warm olive oil in large skillet over medium heat so as not to scorch the pecans.
  4. Brush pork chops with honey mustard dressing to form glue for crust, then cover with nut mixture and press into chop firmly.
  5. Brown in warmed skillet for 2 minutes on each side, then transfer to baking dish and bake in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.
  6. Once removing from oven drizzle with maple syrup and enjoy!
  7. If using smaller chops, adjust time accordingly so as not to overcook. For 4 people just double measurements.

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