Go ahead and let the other white meat shine with these juicy pork chop recipes.
Pork Chops with Roasted Apples and Brussels Sprouts
For the zestiest flavor, rub the chops with the brown sugar mixture the night before, and let them chill overnight.
Cider-Braised Pork ChopsHard cider--low in alcohol, not too sweet, and gently flavorful--works beautifully in savory dishes. Here it adds a subtle apple note and keeps the meat juicy. Serve with egg noodles or mashed sweet potatoes.
Pork Chops ScottaditoInspired by the late Italian cookbook author Marcella Hazan, Smillie simply flattens bone-in chops, rubs them with a pungent paste, and grills them until crispy.
Pork Chops with Thyme Pan SauceDeglazing: The process of using a liquid to lift the browned bits left after cooking meat or vegetables in a pan to incorporate their flavorful essence back into the dish.
Grilled Pork Loin Steaks with Cherry-Plum SauceMake the Cherry-Plum Sauce three to four days ahead, and reheat over low heat. If it's too thick, add water, a little at a time, until it reaches desired consistency.
Broiled Pork Chops with Basil Butter and Summer SquashThe basil butter is the star here: It seasons the pork and adds an herby, rich flavor to the roasted squash.
Chile-Rubbed Chops with Sweet Potatoes and Grilled OkraWe love a rub. It's easier and less messy than a marinade and gives through-and-through flavoring.
Homemade Shake-and-Bake Pork Chops with Mustard SauceThis recipe for breaded pork chops gives the meat a nice crunch. Serve with homemade mustard sauce and green beans.
Asian Pork ChopsA simple ingredient list upgrades pork chops from weekday regular to must-try dinner favorite. Pair with a green salad or steamed veggies and dinner is served.
Pork Chops with Fresh Green and Red CabbageThe key to this dish is the layers of flavor: pungent and distinctive fennel and caraway seeds season each pork chop, but the real magic happens once the chops begin to sizzle in hot bacon grease. While the pork rests, sauté red and green cabbage in the drippings and combine with bits of crumbled bacon, sherry vinegar, and the remaining caraway seeds. Hearty, tender, and tangy—this recipe really delivers.
Balsamic Pork ChopsThis simple pork chop recipe comes together easily right out of the pantry. Dredge the chops in flour, salt, pepper, and rosemary, then sauté in butter and garlic until golden brown and crisp. Remove the chops from the skillet and add savory chicken broth and sweet balsamic vinegar, being sure to stir up the wonderful brown bits on the bottom of the pan. Reduce the liquid by half to create a delicious, syrupy glaze—perfect to top the pork chops and a side of rice.
Pork Stuffed with Feta and SpinachReady in about 40 minutes, these easy, Greek-inspired chops are impressive enough for guests.
Apricot-Hoisin Pork Chops with SomenGive seasoned pork chops an Asian infusion in this dish by searing in rich, flavorful sesame oil. Once the juices are sealed in, finish off the chops with a sweet-and-spicy combo of apricot preserves and hoisin sauce, then serve over wheat noodles for a quick and delicious dinner.
Pork with Port Wine and Raisin SauceThis easy dinner recipe's secret is the sauce. Browned pork chops finish cooking in a syrupy sauce made of sweet port and honey, then sprinkled with raisins. The result is a sweet, tender, surprisingly flavored pork chop, made better with each raisin you discover!
Beer-Brined Pork Chops with Onion MarmaladeAlthough this recipe requires a decent amount of prep time, you'll savor every bite when all is said and done. Brine pork chops in a mixture of flavorful beer (such as amber ale), brown sugar, peppercorns, mustard seeds, fennel, and garlic. Then, sauté the pork until crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Serve alongside a sweet red onion marmalade with the fresh vegetable of your choice.