Chipotle Glazed Pork Chops

This is spicy way to cook pork chops in less than fifteen minutes. You’ll love the way the smoky flavor of the adobo sauce combines with honey and balsamic to make a delicious glaze.  I used the leftover sauce for the next few days as a marinade for shrimp and a spicy dipping sauce. Whip up some delicious Crock Pot Carnitas with the remaining chipotle peppers.

 We ate the pork chops with buttery garlic mashed potatoes(similar just with cauliflower) and roasted broccoli.  DSC_0125

What to buy (serves 2):

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons of sauce from a small can of chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 boneless pork chops (1/2 to 3/4 inch thick)

What to do:

  • to make the chipotle glaze: combine honey, adobo sauce, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan over medium heat
  • season pork with salt and pepper on both side
  • add chops to the pan and sear for 2-3 minutes on one side
  • spoon chipotle glaze over each pork chop, turning to coat and cook for another 6-8 minutes until no longer pink in the middle

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