Microwave to Martha Stewart - Day 6 Pork Chops with a Pecan Honey Glaze

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For Day 6 of the Microwave to Martha Stewart challenge, I decided to get a little creative with pork chops. I normally do not buy or eat pork chops, but ordered food from Angel Food Ministries and pork chops were included in the box. I search around until I found something that I thought we would like and then I tweaked it to fit our needs. This was seriously good and someone (we won't mention names) stuffed himself so full that he was not too happy the rest of the night.


1-1 1/2 lbs. thin cut boneless pork chops
1/4 c. All Purpose Flour
1/4 c. Italian Style Bread Crumbs
1 egg or two egg whites
salt and pepper to taste
3 tbls. light butter (we use Country Crock Light)
1/2 c. Honey
1/2 c. Chopped Pecans


1. Beat together an egg or two egg whites in a bowl. Mix together 1/4 cup flour, 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs and salt and pepper to taste. Spread the dry mixture over a dinner plate. Dip the pork chops in the egg mixture and then dredge in the flour mixture until they are coated evenly.

2. Place butter in a skillet and cook pork chops over medium high heat until well browned on all sides and no longer pink in the center. Roughly 4-5 minutes per side.

3. Place cooked porchops on a plate and cover to keep warm.

4. Pour honey and pecans into a skillet with the drippings from the pork chops and stir until honey thins.

5. Pour honey pecan glaze over the pork chops and serve.

We served ours with cornbread dressing and a cauliflower casserole, but you could really serve it with just about anything.

Do you have a favorite pork chop recipe?

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  1. These look yummy. I do like pork chops, but don't make them too often because my husband doesn't like him. I almost tricked him one time when using shake and bake to make him think it was chicken, LOL.

  2. ok, first of all, YUM! Good job!! And second, I have heard of Angel Food Ministries, what is your opinion? I have wondered if the food is really quality enough or if I would end up having to throw some things out? It sounds like a great deal!

  3. For the most part we really loved Angel Food Ministries. There were a few items that we did not care for like the pre-made dishes and we just passed them on to my mom or others. For our family of six though, there were at least 7 nights worth of meat in each box, so even taking some away, it was worth it.

  4. My husband's new favorite it pork chops. He's been doing the grocery shopping lately and when he does we all know what we're having for dinner that night! It's nice to have a new recipe.



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