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Brown Sugar Brined Pork Chops with Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend

A sweet and salty brine made with Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend is the secret for flavorful and juicy pork chops. This recipe has 50% less sugar* than the regular brown sugar-sweetened version. Makes 4 servings.

Serving size

1 pork chop


150 Calories


  • 6 cups (1.5 L) water

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) black peppercorns

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) mustard seeds

  • 12 cup (125 mL) kosher salt

  • 14 cup Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary

  • 4 6-oz bone-in pork chops

  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) olive oil

  • 12 dry white wine or chicken stock

  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) butter


  • 1.

    Combine water, bay leaves, black peppercorns, mustard seeds, salt, Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend and garlic in saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer until the Truvía® sweetener and salt dissolve. Add rosemary and cool completely.

  • 2.

    Pour into a large re-sealable plastic bag and add pork chops. Place in refrigerator 12-24 hours.

  • 3.

    Drain and rinse pork chops completely. Pat pork chops dry with paper towel.

  • 4.

    Heat 1 Tbsp (15 mL) olive oil in large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add two pork chops and sear 2-3 minutes per side, then reduce flame to medium and continue cooking 10-12 minutes until internal temperature reaches 155°F (70°C).

  • 5.

    Remove pork chops from pan and keep warm. Add remaining olive oil to pan and repeat with remaining pork chops.

  • 6.

    Once the last pork chops have been cooked, add white wine or chicken stock to the pan. Scrape up brown bits from bottom of pan. Simmer together for 2-3 minutes until slightly thickened. Stir in butter. Drizzle pan sauce over pork chops and serve.

*This entrée has 0 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-brown sugar version which has 1 gram of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 150
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 340mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Erythtitol 0g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 0% DV
Vitamin C 0% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 2% DV