Paleo Slow Cooker Pork Chops

Fall is here and I love the idea of warm, comfort food simmering in the crock pot making the house smell delicious.  As I stood at the butcher’s counter today the pork chops seemed to be calling my name, they were 2 inches think (I kid you not) and even when I tried to move down the line to look at the other choices the pork chops remained in view – as if they were choosing me. Tonight I made a gravy out of the remaining juices in the crock pot and served the chops with brocoli and applesauce but there are so many delicious side options – green beans, mashed cauliflowers (like mashed potatoes), sweet potatoes, asparagus, I could go on and on but you are  probably ready to get to the recipe…

Paleo Slow Cooker Pork Chops



  • Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy skillet until it is hot and glistening.
  • Season the chops on both sides with salt and pepper, then rub with the 33rd & Galena seasoning.

seasoned pork chops

  • Brown the pork chops for 3 minutes on each side.

browned pork chops

  • Transfer the chops to the slow cooker.
  • Add the garlic, coconut aminos, chicken stock and coconut nectar and Aleppo pepper to the skillet and stir to combine and thicken – about 1 minute.


  • Pour the sauce over the pork chops, cover the crock pot and set to cook for 4 hours.

crockpot chops

  • Remove the chops, test the temperature, they will be done perfectly at 155 degrees.

finished chops

  • Combine the Arrowroot powder and water in a small prep bowl and add to the remaining juices in the crock pot.
  • Whisk to thicken and spoon over the pork chops.
  • Enjoy and try not to lick the plate!

4 thoughts on “Paleo Slow Cooker Pork Chops

  1. Pingback: Whole 30 Meal Plan – 30 days Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner! « Living Carroll

  2. Hi Sheila! Thanks for the comment. Yes, 4 hours on high. Do be mindful of these though, my chops were REALLY thick about 1 1/2- 2 inches thick. If yours are thinner cooking time will be less. If you try them let me know what you think. 🙂

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