Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops | Healthy and Quick Dinner Recipe
So, I decided a long time ago that I just do not like plain pork chops. I just feel like they are so blah. Maybe it’s because my dad made them a lot growing up and I kind of got sick of them...but I also feel the same way about chicken...so who knows!
I’ve had Parmesan crusted pork chops before, but they always turned out average. Until we started playing around with them and utilizing our cast iron skillet. Now, I could eat these every week! They have the perfect texture and are full of flavor.
I always make sure we have a green vegetable with our dinner and the asparagus paired perfectly. I also make the actual best mashed potatoes...but I don’t have the recipe on the blog because it’s definitely a “wing it” type situation… Maybe one day I’ll figure out how much of everything I put in :)
So, the first think you need to do is get yourself a cast iron skillet!!! (We have this one) We use ours all of the time and it has seriously improved our dinner game! I also use my Kitchen Aid Mixer for my mashed potatoes, because they turn out so perfect every time!
- 2 bone-in Pork Chops
- ½ Cup Italian Style Bread Crumbs
- ¼ Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
- ¼ Cup Flour
- 2-3 Cloves Garlic, minced
- 1 Egg
- 2-3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Preheat oven to 350
Fill 1 bowl with flour, 1 bowl with beaten egg, and 1 bowl with bread crumbs and parmesan cheese.
Dip each pork chop in flour, then egg, then bread crumbs to cover all sides.
Heat 2-3 Tbsp olive oil in an oven proof pan over medium high heat. Add in minced garlic and cook for 1 minute.
Push garlic to the side of the pan, or discard. Its purpose is to flavor the cooking oil.
Place pork chops in pan, and cook for 4 minutes on each side.
Move pan with pork chops into oven. Cook 20-25 minutes, until pork chops reach 145-150 degrees.
I hope you enjoy! Comment below if you make it!!
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