Pork Chops with Sweet & Sour Figs

Make this easy weeknight dinner a new family favorite.
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Recipe by Alexa Bernstein

Start to Finish: 25 minutes

Servings: 2


  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed

  • 1 tbsp. butter

  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper

  • 6 figs, halved

  • 2 bone-in pork chops (about 1/2 inch thick)

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil 

  • fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, for garnish


In small skillet, boil vinegar, honey, and garlic until reduced by half, about 6 minutes. Whisk in butter and crushed red pepper. Discard garlic. Stir in figs; season. Season chops. In large skillet, cook chops in oil over medium-high until cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Top with figs and sauce. Garnish with parsley.