In a large frying pan on med/high heat, add olive oil.
Meanwhile, add salt, pepper and garlic powder to each side of the Hatfield® Premium Reserve Pork® Boneless Pork Chops. Add seasoned pork chops to the heated frying pan and sear pork chops on each side for 2 or so minutes.
Next, while the pork chops are searing, make the apricot glaze by adding and stirring all ingredients into a small sauce pan on med/low heat. When it starts bubbling, within 5 minutes, remove from heat.
Add seared pork chops with pan drippings into a 13 x 9 x 3" baking pan. Pour apricot glaze over the top of the pork chops. Bake for 25 min on 350F.
NOTE: I strongly suggest using freshthyme, ginger and lime for this recipe. It will bring delicious flavors to the delicious pork and meld well with the pork fat too.Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Slow Cooker Instructions:
First, spray bottom and sides of slow cooker with oil spray.
Next, sprinkle each side of boneless pork chops with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Lie them in the slow cooker next to each other.
Then, make the apricot glaze in a small sauce pan. Add all of the apricot glaze ingredients to the pan plus the olive oil (if you choose to not sear the pork chops with the oil first) Stir well and cook for five minutes on med/low heat. It will bubble and thicken.
Next, pour the apricot glaze over the pork chops.
Then, set the slow cooker to low setting and cook for 4 hours.