Maple-Cranberry Skillet Chops (AIP, Paleo)
Recipe type: Main Dish / Pork
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Serves: 4
  • 4 pork chops, preferably bone-in
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme, chopped and divided
  • ¼ ts sea salt
  • 1 tbsp. EVOO
  • ½ c stock/bone broth
  • 1 c cranberries, fresh or frozen
  • ¼ c maple syrup
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  1. Mix 1 tsp thyme and salt. Season pork with that mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add pork and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until done. Transfer to a plate and keep warm.
  3. Add the stock, cranberries, maple syrup, balsamic vinegar and the remaining 1 tsp thyme to the skillet. Increase heat to medium-high and cook, stirring to incorporate all the browned bits from the pan. Allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Return pork chops to the skillet and heat for another 1-2 minutes.
  5. Serve chops with sauce spooned over top.
Recipe by Eat Heal Thrive at