Oven Roasted Pork Chops with Mustard Sauce

Juicy pork chops with a tangy mustard sauce that take just 20 minutes start to finish!

Oven roasted pork chops with a creamy mustard sauce on a white serving dish

Oven-Roasted Pork Chops

Pork chops have never really found a place in our house and recently I asked myself, “why not?” Chicken and beef are our go-to proteins, but pork chops are on some sort of blacklist – did a package of chops anger me some point? Are we in some kind of stand-off?

Like a lot of disagreements that go on way too long, I have no idea why the pork chops and I went our separate ways so last week I added them to my shopping list and got busy figuring out the best way to cook them. I’m not sure, but I think the initial fall-out was because of some bad cooking technique. Let’s face it, they can turn to shoe leather if mishandled.

photo collage of roasted pork chops and a container of mustard sauce

For the best results, you want to sear them in a hot pan and then finish cooking them in the oven. You want a juicy, flavorful chop and this stovetop sear/oven roasting combo will make that happen. Oh, and the best part? It only takes about 10 minutes.

While the pork chops are in the oven you have just enough time to pull together a simple sauce using the pan drippings, shallots, a little white wine, fresh tarragon, Dijon mustard, and cream. So, with only a little bit of effort and 20 minutes of time start to finish you can serve juicy pork chops with a flavorful sauce. On a Monday! After a busy day at work! Seriously, they are that easy to do.

Pretty good, right?

Me and the pork chops back together, again.

close-up photo of oven-roasted pork chops topped with mustard sauce

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Oven Roasted Pork Chops with Mustard Sauce

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Juicy pork chops with a tangy mustard sauce that take just 20 minutes start to finish!

  • Author: April Anderson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 bone-in pork chops seasoned with salt and pepper on both sides
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped shallot
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with tin foil.
  2. In a large pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Sear the pork chops for a couple of minutes (about 3-4 minutes) on each side until nicely browned. Transfer the pork chops to the foil-lined baking sheet and roast them in the oven for 6-7 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the chops is 145 degrees. Cover the chops with foil and let them rest for a few minutes.
  3. While the chops are in the oven, prepare the sauce. Over medium heat, using the same pan that the chops were seared, cook the chopped shallots for a couple of minutes. Add the white wine and scrape up all the browned bits off the bottom of the pan.
  4. Add the cream and mustard to the shallots. Whisk everything together until the mustard and cream are well combined. Add the herbs and bring the sauce to a strong simmer for a couple of minutes until it starts to thicken. Add a pinch or two of salt, to taste.
  5. Serve the sauce with the pork chops and enjoy!


  • Calories: 454
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Fat: 35g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.3g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Protein: 27.3g

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Easy oven roasted pork chops topped with a creamy mustard sauce . This elegant dish takes only 30 minutes start to finish! | girlgonegourmet.com


  1. Can’t believe how quick they cook, and they look so fab! Awesome photos too, really brings out the crispiness of the pork. Yum!

    1. Thanks Patricia — I really like the bone-in chops and will definitely be making them more. The whole roasting thing makes it too easy!

  2. April,
    This is fabulous. I love the combination of tarragon and parsley in your classic mustard sauce. I have to try this for a dinner party soon. This is too impressive to eat just by ourselves. Pinning it 🙂

  3. Pork chops is always in my cooking list. Your receipt is something new for me especially the mustard sauce. The photos are so wonderful. It makes me feel hungry. I will try it. Thanks for your sharing.

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