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Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops prepared in a white baking dish
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Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

Quick and Easy Pan Fried Pork Chops that are finished by baking them with a crunchy Parmesan coating!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 349kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • 1/4 c. Parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 Tbsp Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Mix Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, paprika, parsley, garlic powder and pepper together in a pie plate.
  • Put olive oil in a frying pan and heat on medium-high. Swirl the pan to coat.
  • Dip each pork chop in the bread crumb mixture. Pat to make it stick if needed.
  • Add pork chops to pan and saute for 2 minutes on each side until golden brown. Place in a glass baking dish or leave it in the pan if it is oven safe.
  • Place pork chops in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes or until internal temp reaches 145 degrees. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes.

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Notes

What temperature should pork chops be cooked too?
Pork chops should be cooked to an internal temperature of 145 degrees F. The best way to check the temperature a boneless pork chop is to insert a meat thermometer into the center of the pork chop to check it's temperature.
Are pink pork chops safe to eat?
Cooked pork chops that are a little pink inside are safe to eat as long as the internal temperature is at 145 degrees F.
Why are my pork chops chewy?
If your pork chops are chewy it is most likely because they are overcooked. Pork chops are very lean and overcooking them makes them dry and chewy.
You should cook the pork chops to a temperature of 145 degrees F and then take them out of the oven to rest.  This way they’ll be juicy and tender.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 369mg | Potassium: 524mg | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 194mg | Iron: 1mg