Name of the dish: Peach and mustard glazed pork chops
We are always looking for an easy yet convenient cooking option. A classic recipe is making pork chops with peach and mustard glaze. The pork chop recipes have their roots in European cuisines. Generally, pork chops and fruit combination works well. Giving it a peach and mustard glaze gives that extra kick that foodies are surely going to enjoy. Also combining mustard with peach gives that unique combination of sweet and tangy goodness. As a variation, one can use apples instead of peaches. The recipe involves searing of the chops, which help to lock in their natural juices.
Complexity level: Easy to moderate
Time taken: 45 minutes
- 4 boneless center-cut pork chops roughly around half an inch to one and a half inch in thickness
- Canned peaches (use a 16 ounce can)
- Salt to taste
- 1 tablespoon of any light version of vegetable oil
- 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Gently rub the pork chops with salt and pepper. Make sure that they are nicely coated on both sides. Keep aside for a few minutes.
- Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Crank up the heat from medium to medium high. Add the pork chops. Sear them on both sides for 3-4 minutes for each side. After that, remove the pork chops from the heat. Keep them aside.
- In the same pan, add canned peaches. Bring it to a simmer over medium heat. Stir in Worcestershire sauce and Dijon mustard. Stir well until it is well combined.
- Now add back the seared pork chops. Reduce the heat to low and simmer it for another 5-7 minutes. Turn the heat off and let it rest for a period of another 5-7 minutes.
- While adding peaches, also add some part of the liquid that was present in the can. This makes the sauce very tasty.
- Since we are making use of canned peaches, this recipe can be made at any time of the year.