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30 Best Pork Chop Recipes to Try Tonight

With these juicy pork chop recipes, you never have to worry about serving tough, dry meat again.

They’re flavorful, savory, and perfect for a family feast.

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Easy Pork Chop Recipes

From crispy fried chops to maple glazed, I’ve got something for everyone in this roundup.

So whether you’re in the mood for something sweet and savory or crispy and crunchy, I’ve got you covered.

Bookmark these pork chop recipes now, and you’ll always have delicious meals right at your fingertips.

1. One-Pot Southern Pork Chop Dinner

In the mood for a little Southern hospitality? Then this recipe is for you.

You’ll brown the meat in a hot skillet until you see a crisp crust, then add the rest of the ingredients and simmer until everything is tender.

Made in one pan, it needs just ten minutes of prep but has a big payoff in the flavor department.

2. Sweet and Spicy Glazed Pork Chops  

Can you think of a better combo than sweet and spicy? That’s the only way to serve Chinese pork if you ask me.

So if you’ve got some boneless chops in the fridge, get ready to drool!

The rub features brown sugar, cayenne, garlic, paprika, and salt & pepper.

The sugar caramelizes in the pan and coats the boneless chops like a dream!

3. Easy Creamy Pork Marsala

What could possibly be better than succulent meat swimming in a creamy mushroom sauce?

Can’t think of anything? Neither can I!

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This recipe’s earthy mushrooms dressing is so rich and silky, you’ll want to swim in it!

Trust me, if you’ve never tried pork marsala before, you’re in for a real treat.

4. Baked Pork Chops with Dijon Cream 

Who doesn’t love dining with dijon? This simple ingredient takes any dinner to a whole new level.

And it’s always welcome with pork.

Serve this dish with sweet potato fries, rice, or even pasta. You really can’t go wrong.

5. Crock Pot Pork Chops (With Gravy)

The CrockPot is one of the best ways to infuse flavor and moisture into meat. And these savory slow cooker chops are no exception.

Plus, you get a tantalizing sauce to boot. 

Just toss everything in the pot, and let it do its thing. Then before you know it, it’s dinner time!

6. Herb Lemon Baked Pork Chops

These herb and lemon baked chops are perfect for a spring or summer dinner. 

The freshness of the lemon and herbs leaves you feeling light and airy.

Serve this dish on a bed of rice nestled next to a side of veggies, and you’ve got yourself a healthy, light meal with a burst of citrusy flavor in every bite. 

7. Skillet Braised Pork Chops

If you have a little extra time, braising is a surefire way to ensure tender, fall-off-the-bone pork.

The method may be time-consuming, but the payoff is well worth it. Each bite is savory, tender, and oh-so-juicy. 

Serve them next to savory glazed carrots and mashed potatoes for a complete meal. 

8. Grilled Hawaiian Pork Chops 

Grilled Hawaiian chops are the ultimate masterpiece of tropical and savory flavors. 

You’ll love the charred meat with the caramelized fruit. And best of all, it only takes 30 minutes to prepare!

Serve with a quick bowl of yummy fried rice, and you’re all set.

9. Saucy Brown Sugar Baked Pork Chops

If you’re a fan of all things saucy, then this recipe is a must-make.

The brown sugar glaze is flawless, with notes of caramel, garlic, and Worcestershire sauce.

Use bone-in chops for the best results, and be sure to make extra. You’ll want those leftovers tomorrow!

10. Boneless Pork Chops Skillet with Honey Garlic Sauce

Honey garlic is always a hit, and what better way to enjoy it than with succulent pork?

With just five ingredients, you’ll have this meal on the table in less than 30 minutes!

And don’t forget the toasted sourdough to soak up all the juices afterward. That’s the best part!

11. Creamy Basil Skillet Pork Chops  

These creamy basil chops are what dreams are made of.

They’re succulent and juicy with a silky, basil-infused sauce, all topped off with a smattering of shaved Parmesan. 

Sounds dreamy, huh?

The only thing better than the flavor in this recipe is the fact that it only takes one pan to make!

12. Pork Milanese Bowls

The next time you need a fuss-free, healthy, and hearty weeknight dinner, try these pork Milanese bowls!

Breaded and fried until crispy, Milanese is a terrific way to cook pretty much any protein.

Add some lemony Parmesan rice, crunchy arugula, and vibrant cherry tomatoes, and it’s a winner every time.

13. Pan-Seared Pork with Nectarines and Balsamic Glaze 

Paired with a fruity glaze, these yummy chops will make a statement on your dinner table.

This recipe is ideal for the summer months when you need something quick and easy.

Each bite tastes like the tropics, and the chunky fruit makes for such a refreshing change.

14. Acorn Squash & Pork with Cranberries

If you’re looking for a gourmet meal to serve during the harvest season, then look no further. 

This recipe provides a cornucopia of flavor.

From the soft acorn squash to the tart cranberries and dried sage, it’s downright addictive.

15. Oven-Fried Pork Chops

Looking at that crispy golden finish, you’d think these bad boys were deep-fried!

But it’s all done in the oven – a very hot oven.

Serve them with mashed potatoes or a green salad. Either way, you’ll love ’em.

16. Apple Cider Sage Pork Chops

Can you think of a better flavor combo than apple and sage? 

One brings a pleasant fruity tartness, and the other brings a savory explosion. And the pan sauce of fruit and meat juices is impossible to resist.

The flavors lend themselves to the cozy season so well; all it’s missing is a piping hot plate of apple pie for dessert!

17. French Onion Smothered Pork Chops

I just adore the blend of beefy onions and salty cheese in French onion soup. It’s so simple but so scrumptious.

And while you often see this combo over chicken, I can’t get over this pork dinner recipe.

It’s got all the same great flavors – only for this one, you’ll use Provolone and Gruyere cheese.

18. One Pan Maple Glazed Pork Chops

This recipe creates the sweetest and smokiest glaze that will have you licking your plate clean.

Ready in just 30 minutes, it couldn’t be easier to recreate. And as the title states, it’s a one-pan wonder!

I also like to throw in some crispy bacon for a real maple-bacon experience!

19. Stuffed Pork Chops

Are you ready to take pork to a whole new level? These stuffed chops are an excellent substitute for turkey at your next Thanksgiving dinner. 

Brimming with savory stuffing, every bite is like a meal on its own.

And while this recipe may take longer than the others, it’s more than worth it in the end.

20. Jerk Sauce Grilled Pork Chops

I love anything with jerk sauce. But these chops might just be my new favorite way to serve this stunning Jamaican dressing.

Why are they so special?

Well, you’ll kick up the jerk sauce with a blend of habanero peppers, allspice, garlic, ginger, and lime.

The added spice from the peppers and ginger is dreamy, and it’s balanced flawlessly by the citrus.

21. Perfect Air Fryer Pork Chops 

Since pork is so easy to overcook, you might be hesitant about this Air Fryer recipe.

But if you follow the steps, you’ll have the most tender meat with a perfectly crisp crust in just 20 minutes.

Don’t believe me? Try it for yourself, and thank me later!

22. Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Now, this is one recipe I know you’ll want to bookmark.

These chops are deliciously seared in a sweet and tart sauce, then topped with tender sautéd apples and onions.

It’s a restaurant-worthy weeknight dinner you can make right in your very own kitchen!

23. Caprese Pork Chops with Balsamic Vinegar Glaze

Caprese salad is a fresh mix of juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella slices, and olive oil.

And sometimes, you’ll see it with basil, and balsamic drizzled over the top.

Now imagine all that refreshing and tangy goodness over savory pork.

Are you drooling too?

24. Grilled Pork with Smoked Paprika Rub

Believe it or not, all it takes is a little smoked paprika to make your chops sing.

Okay, it’s actually a blend of paprika, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic, and cayenne.

But trust me, this wouldn’t be half as good without that vibrant, smoky spice.

25. Pork Chops with Cherries and Bourbon

Pork and apples go hand in hand. But what about sweet-tart cherries?

I have to admit, I was drawn to this cherry and bourbon recipe because of the color (and because I love bourbon).

But one bite was all it took for me to be a convert.

So forget the applesauce because this year, we’re only making cherry and bourbon with our pork!

26. Easy Apple Cider Pork Chops

Acid is a natural tenderizer. But when making pork, you’ll want to use apple cider vinegar for maximum flavor!

And this recipe does just that.

Just brown the chops, then add the mix of apple cider, apple cider vinegar, mustard, rosemary, and red pepper flakes.

Let it simmer together, and dinner will be ready in no time.

27. Korean Style Pork Chops

If you’ve ever cooked pork, you’ll know it needs a decent amount of salt to enhance the flavor.

So what better way to get that salty goodness than a spicy marinade of soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, and gochujang chili paste?

Use low-sodium soy sauce if possible. That way, you get the flavor without it overpowering everything else.

28. Cuban Pork Chops 

Cuban food is always a hit, and this recipe is a great jumping-off point if you’re new to the cuisine.

Just season the meat with cumin, oregano, garlic powder, and a spritz of fresh lime juice.

The chops absorb the impeccable flavor and create the perfect main course. Serve it with soft rolls to mop up all the juices.

29. Baked Pork with Beans

Baked pork with beans are about as nostalgic as it gets. Each bite is tender, juicy, and melts in your mouth.

Served with smoky-sweet baked beans drizzled over top (sauce and all), this is a mean main course.

30. Ranch Pork and Potatoes Sheet Pan Dinner

Who doesn’t love ranch and potatoes? 

The two foods work well with everything from steak and chicken to fish and, of course, pork.

This recipe creates crispy ranch-infused chops with baked baby potatoes on the side. What more could you ask for?

30 Best Pork Chop Recipes to Try Tonight

With these juicy pork chop recipes, you never have to worry about serving tough, dry meat again. They’re flavorful, savory, and perfect for a family feast.


  • One One -Pot Southern Pork Dinner

  • Sweet and Spicy Glazed Pork

  • Easy Creamy Pork Marsala

  • Baked Pork with Dijon Cream Sauce

  • Crock Pot Pork Chops (With Gravy)

  • Herb Lemon Baked Pork Chops

  • Skillet Braised Pork Chops

  • Grilled Hawaiian Pork Chops

  • Saucy Brown Sugar Baked Pork Chops

  • Boneless Pork Chops Skillet with Honey Garlic Sauce

  • Creamy Basil Skillet Pork Chops

  • Pork Milanese Bowls

  • Pan-Seared Pork with Nectarines and Balsamic Glaze

  • Acorn Squash & Pork with Cranberries

  • Oven-Fried Pork Chops

  • Apple Cider Sage Pork

  • French Onion Smothered Pork Chops

  • One One Pan Maple Glazed Pork Chops

  • Stuffed Pork Chops

  • Jerk Sauce Grilled Pork Chops

  • Perfect Air Fryer Pork Chops

  • Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

  • Caprese Pork with Balsamic Vinegar Glaze

  • Grilled Pork with Smoked Paprika Rub

  • Pork Chops with Cherries and Bourbon

  • Easy Apple Cider Pork Chops

  • Korean Style Pork Chops

  • Cuban Pork Chops

  • Baked Pork with Beans

  • Ranch Pork and Potatoes Sheet Pan Dinner


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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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