Cherry Pork Chops

Servings 4 people


  • 4 6-oz. boneless pork chops
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or use olive oil
  • 1 large shallot thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 pinch chopped sage
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup cherries pitted and halved, fresh or frozen


  • Season pork chops with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a little olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add pork chops and cook for 4 to 7 minutes per side; remove from skillet and keep warm.
  • To the same skillet, melt the ghee (or heat olive oil) over medium-high heat.
  • Add the sliced shallot and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add vinegar, mustard, sage, and chicken broth; bring to a boil then add cherries; stir for 2 minutes then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce is reduced and thickened.
  • Serve sauce over pork chops.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed green beans tossed with a little ghee (or olive oil) and slivered almonds. Add “baked” sweet potatoes (“bake” in crock cooker to keep your kitchen cool).
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