Lemon-Thyme-Crusted Pork Chops



Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes


4 (6-oz.) boneless center-cut pork chops
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1/4 cup vegetable oil


1. Sprinkle pork chops evenly with salt and pepper.

2. Stir together 1/2 cup breadcrumbs and next 3 ingredients in a large shallow baking dish.

3. Dredge pork chops in breadcrumb mixture.

4. Cook chops in hot oil in a large skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until done.