Pork Chops with Nectarine Chili Glaze

Summer is nearly here, and along with Summer heat and Summer fun, Oliver’s is super excited to welcome back Summer Stone Fruit! Come and check out our colorful assortment of these seasonal fruit favorites, like Certified Organic yellow or white Peaches and Nectarines from Nick Boldt, or stock up on summer snackers like fresh Rainier Cherries or sweet Apricots. Whether you enjoy them fresh or add them to your favorite dish, these juicy gems of Summer are worth savoring! Pork and nectarines are a match made in heaven, especially when you add a kick of spice. Try these chops for an easy weeknight dinner that feels totally gourmet.


  • Serves: 4 servings
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15-20 minutes


  • 4 large Oliver’s Natural Sustainable Bone-In Center-Cut Pork Loin Chops, brought up to room temp.
  • 2 tbsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp. Ground Ginger
  • 1 tbsp. Hot Paprika
  • 3 ripe Yellow Nectarines, peeled/ pitted & roughly minced
  • 2 tsp. Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Chili Sambal
  • 1 tsp. Fresh Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. Unsalted Butter
  • 1 tbsp. Vegetable Oil
  • Salt & Black Pepper


  1. Combine garlic powder, ground ginger, and paprika with 2 teaspoons each salt and ground black pepper. Pat pork chops lightly with a paper towel to dry, then season liberally on both sides with rub. Heat a large skillet on high until hot, then add vegetable oil and continue heating. When oil is hot but not yet smoking, add pork chops to pan and sear until well-browned on both sides. Reduce heat to low, and cover tightly; cook about 6 to 10 minutes or until a thermometer reads just below 145 degrees F.

  2. Combine minced nectarines, ginger, chili sambal, rice wine vinegar, and brown sugar in a non-reactive mixing bowl; season to taste with salt and black pepper. Raise heat on pork chops to medium-high, and add glaze mixture to pan. Bring mixture to a hard boil and melt in butter, then reduce heat to low; cook until chops are coated in glaze on both sides, turning occasionally.

  3. Allow pork chops to rest for at least 5 minutes before serving. Serve topped with additional glaze, if desired.

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