These juicy breaded pork chops are made with only a few ingredients and are so crispy and delicious.
Juicy Breaded Pork Chops
From the recipe collection of Tara Ippolito
These juicy breaded pork chops are absolute heaven. I can’t get enough of them.
So crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside.
It’s the perfect combination of textures and flavors if you ask me.
I made these for dinner the other night and my family absolutely devoured them.
Even my 4 year old who’s not too adventurous when it comes to trying new foods finished his.
You can’t really go wrong with a juicy breaded pork chop though right?
It’s a home run dinner choice because they’re such a crowd pleaser every time.
I know if you give these a try you’re going to love them just as much as my family did.
It’s kind of hard not to.
Do I have to use bone in pork chops?
No you don’t have to use bone in pork chops for this recipe.
You can use boneless pork chops if you’d like.
Just follow the instructs on the recipe the same but adjust the cooking time.
They may not need be baked as long and the bone in chops.
What should I serve with these juicy breaded pork chops?
The possibilities are endless in terms of what to serve for side dishes.
I like to serve these pork chops with either rice, macaroni and cheese or homemade garlic bread.
Then I choose a vegetable to go along with it. Here are some ideas if you’re looking for inspiration:
- Garlic Parmesan roasted broccoli
- Ranch butter corn
- Mexican street corn casserole
- Parmesan crusted Brussels sprouts
Can these juicy breaded pork chops be air fried?
Yes these pork chops can be cooked in the air fryer.
Again it depends on what size your pork chops are. If you’re using thin boneless ones then the time will need to be adjusted.
I’d you’re using bone in thicker pork chops like I did it will be about 6/7 minutes on each side at 400° or until they reach an internal temperature of 145°.
Just be sure to spray the pork chops on both sides with just a little bit of cooking spray.
How do I reheat these juicy breaded pork chops?
These can easily be reheated in your oven.
Set the oven temperature to 400° and wrap the pork chops tightly in tin foil.
This will prevent them from drying out.
Place the wrapped pork chops on a baking sheet and cook them for about 8 minutes on each side.
Remove the tin foil and serve warm.
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Juicy breaded pork chop ingredients
- Bone in pork chops
- Garlic powder
- Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
- Canola oil
First pat the pork chops dry with a paper towel.
Then generously season them on both sides with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
Now in 3 shallow bowls add the flour to one and the breadcrumbs and egg wash in the others.
Next, working in batches, dip the pork chops into the flour and coat them on both sides. Shake off any extra flour from the pork chops.
Then place them into the egg wash until the whole pork chop is covered and let the extra egg wash run off.
Now place them into the breadcrumbs. Make sure they’re nicely coated on both sides. Shake any extra breadcrumbs off.
Once the pork chops are all breaded place the oil into a large skillet. Heat it over medium high heat until it’s ready to fry ( the oil should be about 350°).
Then carefully place the pork chops into the oil. Don’t over crown the pan.
Fry them on both sides until they’re golden brown.
Place the pork chops onto a baking sheet once they’re done.
I made a little mistake here and placed them directly onto the baking sheet. I should have used a wire rack. If you have one please use one. It wasn’t a big deal but the side of the pork chops that was against the cookie sheet didn’t get as crispy as I would have liked.
Now bake the pork chops at 375° for about 15 minutes or until they’re internal temperature reaches 145°.
Serve them warm and enjoy!
Juicy breaded pork chop recipe video
Juicy Breaded Pork Chops
- 3-4 pounds pork chops (bone in)
- salt & pepper (to taste)
- 1.5 tbs garlic powder
- 1/4 cup milk
- 3 eggs
- 3/4 cup flour
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- canola oil (enough to fill your skillet up so the pork chops are halfway covered when frying
- pat the pork chops dry with a paper towel and season them with salt, pepper and garlic powder on both sides.
- next get three shallow bowls and add the flour to one, the breadcrumbs to another and make an egg wash in the third one by beating together the eggs and milk
- then take each pork chop and dip them in the flour (be sure to let the extra shake off) then into the egg wash (let the extra egg wash run off) and then into the bread crumbs. Shake the extra bread crumbs off that also.
- In a large skillet heat the oil over medium high heat until it reaches about 350 degrees. Carefully fry the pork chops in batches until they're golden brown on both sides.
- Place them onto a tin foil lined baking sheet or a wire rack. Bake them at 375 for about 15 minutes or until they reach an internal temperature of 145.
- Serve warm and enjoy!
About Al Dente Diva
Tara Ippolito is a self taught home cook from New Jersey and cookbook author of Fast, Simple, Delicious. Better known as “T” across social media, she makes easy to follow recipes using familiar ingredients. T uses her Tik Tok, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest channels to share recipes and cooking tips for everyday people. Her motivation to share with her followers is simple. To inspire people to cook and become more comfortable in the kitchen.
As a wife and busy mother of two little boys she she’s always cooking fast family friendly meals. Sharing her kitchen with others that want to learn is a true passion of hers. As her social media platforms continue to grow she is committed to delivering consistently delicious content to her followers.
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