Pork Chops With Cherry Sauce


You've heard of pork chops and apple sauce. But pork chops and cherry sauce? Oh, yes. Prepare to have your mind blown.

Pork Chops With Cherry Sauce
Photo: Christopher Baker
Hands On Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 serves


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced

  • 1 pound cherries, pitted and roughly chopped

  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth

  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 8 boneless pork chops, 1/2 inch thick

  • kosher salt and pepper


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallots and cook for 3 minutes.

  2. Stir in the cherries, broth, marmalade, vinegar, and red pepper. Simmer until the sauce thickens, 6 to 8 minutes.

  3. Heat the remaining oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the pork with 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

  4. In 2 batches, cook the chops until golden brown and cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

  5. Divide the chops among plates and top with the cherry sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

476 Calories
23g Fat
22g Carbs
46g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 476
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 126mg 42%
Sodium 598mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 46g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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