Sticky thyme & mustard bacon chops

Sticky thyme & mustard bacon chops

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Easily doubled

For a satisfying and quick winter supper, tuck into this with mash and greens

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition

kcalories
520
protein
37g
carbs
19g
fat
34g
saturates
13g
fibre
2g
sugar
16g
salt
6.08g

Ingredients

  • 2 thick bacon loin chops, trimmed of excess fat (or use gammon steaks)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • knob of butter
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • 2 tbsp Seville orange marmalade
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 300ml chicken stock

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Method

  1. Season the bacon chops with pepper (no need to add extra salt). Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan, then sizzle and brown the chops over a medium heat for 5 mins, turning once. Lift onto a plate.
  2. Add the butter to the pan. Once it looks foamy, stir in the onion and thyme, and fry very gently for 15 mins until the onion is soft and golden. Stir in the marmalade, mustard and stock, then simmer for 2 mins until it starts to thicken to a sauce. Add the chops back to the pan, simmer for 3 mins more, then serve.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2010

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mummyellie's picture
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Still in love with this recipe, however recently I've started cutting up the bacon/gammon, using golden syrup instead of marmalade and cooking the sauce down till i'ts very sticky then serving on top of a jacket potato. It's one of my favourite meals.

collyg53's picture

Delicious, Easy Prep, Easy to cook, Easy to eat.

miguelaqui's picture

I have just cooked this dish but I have used what I had in,instead of marmalade I used rhubarb and ginger,instead of onion I used a salad mix of onion,carrot,red cabbage cut very thin.I served it with a baked potato and frozen peas.You have to try this everybody,it was Fab.Many thanks to Jane.

mummyellie's picture
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Made this twice now & has turned out great both times, very delicious & now a favourite for my partner & I.

lizleicester's picture
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Used apple and cider puree instead of the marmalade and it was easy to make and delicious to eat.

porkyface's picture
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Didn't fancy the marmalade so I used runny honey instead. Delicious!

zhagan's picture
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went to cook this again one night and discovered i had no marmalade. found some apple sauce which worked just as well

zhagan's picture
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simple and delicious

stevym2011's picture

Tried this tonight and was amazing didn't think the flavours would gel aswell as they did everybody loved it including the kids

jweg1210's picture
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Yuk, Good Food Taste Team, what were you thinking? Looked really unappealing, and tasted worse - I like all the ingredients but I didn't like the combination at all.

griffinb's picture
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i had a gammon joint, used all the ingredients apart from the oil and butter and put in my slow cooker....delish!

heatherjdw's picture
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Made this thought ok, don`t know whether would make again. found a small after taste.

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