Pork chops can sometimes get a bad rap for being dry and bland, but that ends today. With these 10 popular recipes, you'll be cooking up juicy, tender, flavorful chops in no time. From a reliable slow cooker version to a fast and fancy basil-plum number, you can kiss all those sad pork chop memories goodbye.
1. Pork Chops in Creamy Garlic and Herb Wine Sauce from What's in the Pan?
This 30-minute meal delivers perfect pork chops every time, thanks to some helpful tips and tricks. Make sure you serve them with plenty of crusty bread or fluffy rice to soak up that dreamy sauce!
If you're new to cooking pork chops, our detailed cooking lesson is here for you. We'll show you how to cook tender and juicy pork chops in the oven (just as the title promises!), so you can feel confident making this on a weeknight for your family or serving it to a table of guests at your next dinner party.
3. Creamy Parmesan Pork Chops from The Recipe Critic
Anything with the words "creamy Parmesan" in it is sure to be good, and this recipe is no exception. It comes together quickly and calls for only a handful of ingredients, which makes it a perfect addition to your weeknight rotation.
Just when you thought pork chops were kind of bland, this recipe swoops in to prove you wrong. Bright basil and sweet plums join forces to make an incredible complement to meaty chops. And the best part? It all cooks in one pan.
5. Thai Skillet Pork Chops with Coconut Rice from How Sweet Eats
This skillet meal is an easy way to bring some fresh, bright flavors to your standard pork chop dinner. With sweet chili sauce, rice vinegar, coconut milk, brown sugar, garlic, peanut butter, ginger, lime juice, soy sauce, and plenty of fresh cilantro, you'll never think of pork chops as boring again.
If someone you know isn't a fan of pork chops, this recipe should change their mind. I mean, who can say no to a chop covered in a crispy panko and Parmesan coating? The fact that the oven-baked cooking method is hands-off is just icing on the cake.
7. Grilled Pork Chops with Spicy Balsamic Grilled Peaches from Foodie Crush
This is a great recipe to bookmark for warmer months (they're coming! I swear!), when you can fire up the grill and utilize fresh peaches in their prime. The spicy-sweet balsamic sauce, tossed with the grilled peaches and sliced red onion, is what gives the whole dish its pizzazz.
This one-skillet meal is fast and fancy cooking at its finest. Because you're finishing the chops in a skillet full of salsa, there is no way you'll end up with dry, flavorless pork here. I promise!
9. Ranch Pork Chops and Potatoes Sheet Pan Supper from Jo Cooks
This easy dinner comes together on one sheet pan and owes its punch of flavor to an unexpected pantry staple: a ranch seasoning packet! While the pork chops and potatoes roast away to golden-brown perfection, you can whip a simple green side salad.
Did you think the slow cooker was only good for making pulled pork? Think again. This cooking lesson teaches you how to make the most flavorful, succulent pork chops in the slow cooker (hint: the secret is giving your chops a brine first).
What's your favorite pork chop recipe?