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Double-Cut Pork Chops with Spiced Agave Mustard Sauce

Double-Cut Pork Chops with Spiced Agave Mustard Sauce are pan seared and finished in the oven for an extra juicy pork chop.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Pork
Keyword: Best Pork Chops, juicy pork chops, Seared Pork Chops
Servings: 2


  • 2 double-cut bone in pork chops
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

Spiced Agave Mustard Sauce

  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup agave syrup
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 pinch cumin
  • 1 pinch chipotle powder or cayenne pepper
  • 2-3 drops liquid smoke
  • 1 tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp butter


  • Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Place a cast iron or heavy bottom oven safe pan over high heat until very hot.
  • Season each side of pork chops with salt and pepper. Add cooking oil to hot cast iron pan. Place seasoned pork chops in hot pan. Sear for two minutes on each side. Transfer pan to pre-heated oven and continue cooking for 7-10 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 140 degrees. Remove from oven, place on plate to rest. Final temperature should read 145 degrees. (Cooking times may vary depending on the thickness of the pork chops. Always use a kitchen thermometer for best results)

Spiced Agave Mustard Sauce

  • Combine Dijon mustard, agave syrup, onion powder, cumin, chipotle powder and liquid smoke in a small sauce pan over medium heat. When combined, add heavy cream and butter, stirring until melted. Reduce heat to low or place on warmer until pork chops are ready.