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Pork Chops with Mustard, Rosemary, and Capers

Photo: James Baigrie
Total time 30 mins
Yield Serves 4
The salty, tangy pan sauce in this recipe by chef and cookbook author Joanne Weir would also be excellent with other cuts of pork such as tenderloin.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (3 1/2 lbs. total), 1 in. thick
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
  • 3 tablespoons capers, rinsed
  • 1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 491
  • caloriesfromfat 43 %
  • protein 62 g
  • fat 24 g
  • satfat 7.5 g
  • carbohydrate 3.2 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • sodium 649 mg
  • cholesterol 182 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Season chops on both sides with salt and pepper. Add chops to pan and cook until barely pink in center, turning once, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer pork to a serving plate and tent with foil.

  2. Add broth to pan and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in mustard, capers, and rosemary. Simmer until reduced by half, about 4 minutes. Spoon sauce over chops.

Cook's Notes

Nutritional analysis is per serving.