Juicy Pork Chops

Undoubtably my favorite thing to make when I am craving something salty. Being Latina, pork (chuleta) is a big part of our food culture. HACK: By using microwavable mashed potatoes you cut down dinner time in half. This dish is simple and taste so good. 

Taste: 4/5 (1 AWFUL 5 AMAZING)

Skill: 2/5 (1 EASY - 5 HARD) 

Time: 25 mins


  • Bone in Pork chops
  • 3 tbsp Fresh chopped chives (for garnish)
  • Apricot preserve 
  • Bob Evans (microwavable mashed potatoes)
  • Adobo
  • pepper
  • butter
  • olive oil


  1. PRE-HEAT oven to 375
  2. In a medium pan add 1 tsp butter, 1 tsp olive oil on high heat.
  3. Season both sides of the pork chop with adobo and pepper (to taste) 
  4. Sear each side of the pork chop in the pan for 2 mins each. 
  5. In a deep baking pan spray bottom with PAM, and add a tsp of butter on top of each chop and lay them flat in the pan.
  6. Bake pork chops for 12 mins.
  7. Serve pork chops on plate, lightly season pork chop again with adobo and add a table spoon of apricot preserve and garnish with chives.