Honey Garlic Pork Chops: A Sweet and Savory Delight

Honey Garlic Pork Chops are a mouthwatering dish that combines the sweetness of honey with the savory flavors of garlic and tender pork chops. This recipe is quick and easy to prepare, making it perfect for a weeknight dinner that the whole family will love. Here’s how to make it.


For the Pork Chops:

  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme (optional)
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish, optional)


1. Season the Pork Chops:

  • Season both sides of the pork chops with salt and black pepper to taste.

2. Sear the Pork Chops:

  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the seasoned pork chops to the skillet and sear them for about 3-4 minutes per side or until they develop a golden brown crust.
  • Remove the seared pork chops from the skillet and set them aside on a plate.

3. Make the Honey Garlic Sauce:

  • In the same skillet, add the minced garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Stir in the honey and soy sauce.
  • If using, add the dried thyme for extra flavor.
  • Cook and stir the sauce for about 2-3 minutes until it thickens slightly and becomes glossy.

4. Simmer the Pork Chops:

  • Return the seared pork chops to the skillet, coating them with the honey garlic sauce.
  • Reduce the heat to low and let the pork chops simmer in the sauce for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until they are cooked through and no longer pink in the center.
  • Ensure that the sauce coats the pork chops evenly.

5. Garnish and Serve:

  • If desired, garnish the Honey Garlic Pork Chops with chopped fresh parsley for a burst of color and freshness.

6. Plate and Enjoy:

  • Serve the Honey Garlic Pork Chops hot, drizzled with the flavorful sauce.

Honey Garlic Pork Chops are a delectable blend of sweet and savory flavors that take a simple pork chop dish to a whole new level. This recipe is ideal for those who want to add a gourmet touch to their weeknight meals without sacrificing time or effort. With your loved ones, enjoy the tender, honey-glazed goodness of these pork chops.