This was such an easy dinner. My kids loved eating the sauce on the pork chops, but they have always been huge apricot jam fans. This is a really easy recipe, for Air Fryer Easy Apricot Pork Chops.
This is a great meal to make, especially since most of the ingredients can be found in your pantry. Grab a package of pork chops next time you are at the grocery store, and you can have an easy but tasty pork chop dinner.
I paired my dinner with a side of roasted carrots and a side of white rice (made in the Instant Pot) both recipes are below. This is a great change from the ordinary shake and bake, I have been serving my family. They loved the sauce. I mean what child does not like dipping anything. It is really easy to make and if you want to make ahead of time it reheats well.
Here are the simple steps to make this in your own air fryer–
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This was an easy alternative to shake and bake pork chops, the air fryer does a great chop at cooking them, without much effort. Today I made a sauce, which was really easy and my kids loved the pork chops.
- 2 pork chops
- 1/2 cup apricot jam
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- Start by flattening your pork on a cutting board.
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Spray your basket with non-stick cooking spray and then place the pork loin into the air fryer basket.
- Set your temperature to 320 degrees F.
- For 5 minutes.
- Check your pork for doneness, it needs to reach an internal temperature of 145 degrees F.
Once it reaches an internal temperature, remove from the air fryer.
- See the notes section on how to make the sauce.
- Dip your pork chops into the apricot sauce.
- Plate, serve, and enjoy!
To make the apricot sauce, simply add the olive oil and garlic to a small frying pan, heat up the garlic for about a minute, then add the soy sauce, minced garlic, salt, water, and apricot jam, continuing simmering, until it comes to a boil.