Honey Orange Pork Chops

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 resealable bag
  • 4 boneless pork chops 6 ounce
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons raw honey
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons ghee


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate pork chops overnight or for at least 4 hours (see recipe).
  • Place pork chops in a large zipper-topped plastic bag. In a medium bowl, whisk together next 8 ingredients (orange juice through cinnamon); pour mixture over pork chops. Seal bag and turn to saturate pork chops); refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  • At time of cooking, melt the ghee or coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove pork chops from marinade and add to skillet; cook for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until cooked through.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Baked butternut squash and steamed baby Brussels sprouts.
NUTRITION: 358 Calories; 20g Fat (49.0% calories from fat); 26g Protein; 21g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 72mg Cholesterol; 914mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.
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