Mother-in-Law's Chops

Mother-in-Law's Chops


"The easiest and most tender pork chops. You can cut them with a fork."


2 h 10 m servings 159 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 159 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 14.7 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 356 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place chops and onion slices in a casserole dish. In a bowl mix together: vinegar, ketchup, mustard and brown sugar. Pour mixture over chops. Bake in oven for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 105 Ratings


This was easy to prepare, and delicious! The chops were very tender. I took advice from other reviewers, and baked it covered until the last 20 minutes. Thank you for the recipe!

This receipe was delicious. My husband and daughter just loved it. The porkchops were amazingly tender. I did change the receipe a little. Instead of 1/2 cup of ketchup, I used 1/4 cup ketchup a...

I overcooked my chops a little, but they still came out really tender and flavorsome. If I were to make this again, I would cut the onion into thick wedges - I sliced them quite thinly, and most...

I took PaulGowan's advice and used half ketchup, half tomato sauce and we really liked it. Will definitely make again.

These are really good. Thinner chops need less cooking time. I add a bunch of spices to the sauce, and the chops come out moist and delicious everytime.

This is such an easy tasty recipe that I make for my family over and over. I make it exactely as stated and it comes out very tender every time.

these chops were VERY dry. I even cut the cooking time down by 30-40 mins. The recipe didn't indicate whether to use bone-in or not so I used the boneless. I think the sauce was like a BBQ sauc...

Good flavor (I omitted the sugar and added 1/2 t. Worchestershire), but the chops were not very tender. I didn't cover the pan because the recipe didn't say to. There was plenty of liquid in t...

I agree with another reviewer; this is too "ketchupy" & not enough spice. I tried adding some zip to it with some minced garlic but will keep searching...thanks anyway!