Honey Glazed Pork Chop

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Are you looking for a delicious, mouth-watering dish that’s perfect for special occasions or a cozy family dinner? Look no further! I’ve got just the thing: Honey Glazed Pork. This succulent recipe has quickly become a family favorite, and I know it’ll be a hit in your home too. In this post, I’ll share my personal story, traditions, and experiences with the recipe, as well as the mistakes I made (and how to avoid them). So let’s dive in!

I first discovered this recipe when I was visiting my dear friend in the countryside. Her kitchen was always filled with the most delightful aromas, and on this particular day, I couldn’t resist asking for the secret behind her heavenly Honey Glazed Pork. She graciously shared her recipe with me, and it’s been a staple in my home ever since.

Honey Glazed Pork is versatile enough for any occasion. It’s perfect for holiday celebrations like Easter, Christmas, or Thanksgiving when you want a dish that’s both festive and flavorful. But don’t feel limited to special days – this recipe is also perfect for Sunday dinners, potlucks, or just a cozy night in with your loved ones.

Over the years, I’ve cooked Honey Glazed Pork countless times, and each time, I fall in love with it all over again. The combination of tender, juicy pork and the sweet, sticky glaze is simply irresistible. Plus, the recipe is relatively easy, which is a huge bonus for me as a busy mom.

I’ve learned a few lessons along the way while cooking Honey Glazed Pork, and I’m here to share them with you:

  1. UNDERCOOKED PORK: Be sure to use a meat thermometer to check that your pork reaches an internal temperature of 145°F (63°C). Undercooked pork is not only unsafe, but it can be tough and chewy.
  2. TOO SALTY: Use low-sodium soy sauce in the glaze to avoid overwhelming the dish with saltiness.
  3. BURNED GLAZE: Keep a close eye on the glaze while it’s reducing. If it starts to burn, remove it from the heat immediately and add a splash of water to thin it out.
  4. DRY PORK: To ensure your pork stays juicy and tender, avoid overcooking it. Once it reaches the correct internal temperature, remove it from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing.

Honey Glazed Pork is a dish that’s guaranteed to impress your family and friends. It’s a perfect blend of sweet, savory, and tender – and it’s truly a crowd-pleaser. Plus, with the lessons I’ve shared, you can avoid common mistakes and create a dish that’s nothing short of perfection.

In conclusion, Honey Glazed Pork is a must-try recipe for anyone looking to elevate their cooking game. It’s versatile, delicious, and simple to make – what more could you ask for? So go ahead, give it a try, and let the compliments roll in!

Honey Glazed Pork Chop

Course: DinnerCuisine: American


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  • 4 x ½ lb. pork boneless cutlets, trimmed

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil

  • ½ cup honey

  • 1/4 cup light soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp. rice wine vinegar

  • 2 tbsp. light brown sugar

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tsp. Sesame seeds

  • 1 tsp. red chili flakes

  • 2 tbsp. green onions, finely chopped

  • Salt to taste


  • Add honey, minced garlic, soy sauce, sesame seeds, red chili flakes, brown sugar, rice wine vinegar, and 2 tbsp in a medium water bowl. Mix well and set aside. 
  • Pat the pork cutlets dry using a kitchen towel and season them generously with salt. 
  • Place a large pan over medium heat with olive oil. Once the oil heats up, place cutlets and cook them for 3 minutes. Once they get a nice golden color, flip and cook for about 2 more minutes or until they get a color.
  • Pour the prepared honey mixture over the pork. Let the mixture simmer for a minute or two. 
  • Flip the pork chops. Use a spoon to scoop the glaze over the pork chops.
  • Cook until the pork chops are cooked through and the sauce is thick.
  • Once done, garnish the pork chops with finely chopped green onions and serve with your favorite side. 


  • If you are using frozen pork chops, thaw them by placing them in the refrigerator overnight. 
  • You can also use bone-in pork chop for this recipe. The cooking time may vary slightly.
  • You can also use a thermometer to check the doneness of the pork chop. 
  • Serve honey-glazed pork chops with steamed rice and sautéed vegetables. 
Jamie Anderson
Jamie Anderson
Hey there! I'm Jamie Anderson. Born and raised in the heart of New York City, I've always had this crazy love for food and the stories behind it. I like to share everything from those "Aha!" cooking moments to deeper dives into what's really happening in the food world. Whether you're here for a trip down culinary memory lane, some kitchen hacks, or just curious about your favorite eateries, I hope you find something delightful!

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