pecan crusted pork

Pecan Crusted Pork with Apple Chutney

Combine salty, savory, and sweet with this Pecan Crusted Pork with Apple Chutney recipe. This delicious meal is made with loads of spices and even a bit of maple syrup for maximum flavor.

Prep: 20Cook: 30Total: 50 minutes
Yield 7 servings 1x


Pork chops:

  • 2 cups pecans
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 67 boneless pork chops
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil


  • 3 large apples, peeled, cored, and diced.
  • 1 small shallot, diced finely
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 thyme sprigs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease a large baking dish.
  2. In a food processor, blend together pecans, thyme, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and allspice until fine. Pour onto a small plate
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, dijon mustard, and maple syrup.
  4. Heat saute pan over medium-high heat with 2 tablespoons avocado oil.
  5. Dip pork chop into egg wash mixture, then into the pecan mixture until full coated on both sides.
  6. Place pork into saute pan and brown on each side for two minutes, then add to baking dish. Repeat until all pork chops are browned.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until 140F. Let rest 10 minutes.
  8. While the pork chops are baking, make chutney.
  9. Add diced apples, diced shallot, dijon mustard, maple syrup, red wine vinegar, thyme sprigs, salt and allspice to a saucepan. Heat over medium-high heat.
  10. Let apples cook for 10 minutes, adding in 1/2 cup water whenever it starts to become dry. Reduce heat to medium and let cook another 5-10 minutes.
  11. Pour apples over pork chops and serve!
Author: ErinCategory: pork, dinner, holidayMethod: ovenCuisine: AmericanDiet: Gluten Free