Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Melt in your mouth, and slightly sweetened with maple syrup!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 thick center-cut pork chops
  • 2 tablespoons honey mustard dressing
  • 1 cup unsalted blanched pecans
  • 14 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter, room temp. and cut into small pieces
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • baking dish sprayed with cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoons good quality maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a food proccesor chop nuts, bread crumbs, and butter.
  3. Warm olive oil in large skillet over medium heat so as not to scorch the pecans.
  4. Brush pork chops with honey mustard dressing to form glue for crust, then cover with nut mixture and press into chop firmly.
  5. Brown in warmed skillet for 2 minutes on each side, then transfer to baking dish and bake in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.
  6. Once removing from oven drizzle with maple syrup and enjoy!
  7. If using smaller chops, adjust time accordingly so as not to overcook. For 4 people just double measurements.
Most Helpful

This recipe is simply delicious! Absolutely restaurant quality! And it was so easy to make. Thanks for sharing, awesome recipe!

a_goddess September 28, 2011

I altered this recipe due to available ingredients... Instead of honey mustard, I used a homemade honey-mustard vinaigrette, and instead of pecans I used cashews. This was so fabulous that I have added it to our family cookbook!! This is definitely not a recipe to forget!

KDKasey October 25, 2009

My husband said this was one of the best dishes he has ever had! Very simple to make as well.

2koolkidz July 17, 2007