Honey Lemon Pork Chops

One of the easiest pork chop recipes ever. Honey and lemon is always a popular combination, and bring out the sweetness of our heritage breed pork, while cutting through the delicious fat. Make this on any hectic weeknight, or just a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Honey Lemon Pork Chops

3.25 from 4 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Protein: Pork
Cut: Pork Chop
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 people


  • 2 pkg ButcherBox Pork Chop, bnls / bone-in if bone-in: 4 pkg
  • 1 lemon sliced ¼” thick
  • ½ c lemon juice
  • ¼ c honey
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp ghee
  • 1 Tbsp rosemary finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper


  • Mix kosher salt and black pepper together and season both sides of pork chops.
  • Preheat sauté pan on medium heat, and add ghee. Once ghee is melted, sauté both sides pork chops for 5 minutes per side. Remove pork chops from pan and set aside.
  • Using the same pan, sauté garlic, rosemary and lemon slices for 2 minutes.
  • Deglaze pan with lemon juice and honey, and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Return pork chops and any liquid from resting period to sauté pan. Baste chops for 3 minutes, or until meat thermometer inserted into thickest part reads 145°F.
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Emilie Abijanac

Emilie Abijanac is a chef and Manager of the ButcherBox Test Kitchen. She is a graduate of New England Culinary Institute with over 20 years of catering experience in Boston. Emilie was the sous chef for East Meets West Catering and has worked with Kate’s Table and La Fête.