These delicious easy baked pork chops have an amazing orange maple sauce. This marinated pork chops recipe is family friendly too!
My orange maple pork chops are sweet and tangy, perfect for an easy weeknight dinner, and great for reheating throughout the week.
We'll cover everything from how to choose the best pork chops to how long to bake pork chops in this recipe. If you've been looking for the best easy baked pork chops recipe…you've found it!
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How to select the best pork chops:
The best pork chops will vary based on how you want to cook them. For a really quick recipe that you are making on the stovetop you'll want thin sliced pork chops that can cook quickly so they don't dry out.
For baked pork chops don't shy away from those thicker cut pork chops. These easy baked pork chops are great with a little bit of a thicker chop!
You can always use bone in pork chops if you like or if they're on sale or you have them on hand. The bones are not going to hinder you here. Just make sure they're cooked through before serving and add a bit of time if necessary!
What do I need to make pork chops with orange maple sauce?
Here's a quick run down of what you will need to make these easy baked pork chops with orange maple sauce. The glaze and the pork chops are really simple to make. This wholesome dinner recipe is great for the whole family.
Get the full amounts of the ingredients in the recipe card at the bottom of the post, for your grocery list add the following:
- Boneless pork chops
- Olive oil
- Orange juice
- Maple syrup
- Soy sauce
That is it! Can you believe that you can make a delicious dinner recipe with just five ingredients….most of which you probably already have on hand?! I know, it's mind blowing how simple this recipe for baked pork chops is!
How to make easy baked pork chops:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Prepare a shallow baking dish or pan with nonstick spray
Are these marinated pork chops?
Yes! In a medium size bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons orange juice.
Add pork chops the bowl and allow to marinate at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.
How to make the glaze for these easy baked pork chops:
In a saucepan over medium low heat, whisk together orange juice, maple syrup, and soy sauce.
Cook for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until glaze thickens then remove from heat.
How to prepare the baked pork chops & How long to bake pork chops:
Remove pork chops from marinade and brush both sides with the glaze.
Place the pork chops in the prepared baking dish and bake for about 20-30 minutes, turning and reglazing the chops halfway through the cooking process
Before serving spoon more glaze over the chops
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Printable Easy Baked Pork Chops Recipe:
- 6 - 8 boneless pork chops
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 6 oz orange juice + 2 tablespoons
- ½ cup maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees
- Prepare a shallow baking dish or pan with nonstick spray
- In a medium size bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons orange juice
- Add pork chops the bowl and allow to marinate at room temperature for at least 30 minutes
- In a saucepan over medium low heat, whisk together orange juice, maple syrup, and soy sauce
- Cook for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until glaze thickens then remove from heat
- Remove pork chops from marinade and brush both sides with the glaze
- Place the pork chops in the prepared baking dish and bake for about 20-30 minutes, turning and reglazing the chops halfway through the cooking process
- Before serving spoon more glaze over the chops
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 408Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 230mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 0gSugar: 14gProtein: 37g