Oven-Fried Pork Chops Recipe

Looking for a delicious and healthier alternative to traditional fried pork chops? Look no further than oven-fried pork chops! This mouthwatering dish combines the crispy, golden texture of fried pork chops with the convenience and reduced oil content of oven cooking. By using a clever combination of breadcrumbs and seasonings, these oven-fried pork chops deliver all the flavor you crave without the excess grease. Whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight meal or a satisfying weekend dinner, these oven-fried pork chops are sure to impress.

Recipe For Oven-Fried Pork Chops

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 pork chops
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Cooking spray

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine the breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, dried thyme, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Dip each pork chop into the beaten eggs, allowing any excess to drip off, then coat it in the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  4. Place the coated pork chops onto the prepared baking sheet. Spray the tops of the pork chops with cooking spray.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the pork chops are cooked through and golden brown, flipping them halfway through the cooking time.
  6. Remove from the oven and let the pork chops rest for a few minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 320
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 145mg
  • Sodium: 670mg
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Protein: 34g