This pan-seared Pork Chops Recipe is so easy to prepare. The boneless pork chops (or bone-in chops) cooked in garlic butter are so juicy and delicious. Serve chops with a side of baked fries and salad.

Pork chops in a skillet topped with garlic and greens. Next to dinner rolls.

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Pork Chops Recipe-

I love this easy, under 30 minutes pork chops recipe. It’s the perfect recipe for when you are looking to have dinner on the table quick and hassle-free. Bone-in or boneless chops may be used for the recipe. With minimal work, you’ll have a wonderful dinner to serve your family!

Pan-seared chops in a skillet then baked in garlic butter until tender! Such a simple yet great recipe!

Easy pork chops recipe served great with French fries and a side of vegetables.

How to make Baked Pork Chops-

  • Combine ingredients for the garlic butter spread.
  • Lightly beat and season the chops.
  • Pan-sear the chops until golden brown.
  • Generously spread garlic butter over chops.
  • Bake until tender.
  • Serve and Enjoy.

How to cook pork chops. How to prepare, seasoned and cook the porkchops.

Can I substitute for bone-in chops?

Yes! Bone in pork chops would work great in this recipe. Add an additional 2-3 minutes of cooking time per side, depending on the thickness of the meat.

What to eat this recipe with?

Enjoy the chops with your favorite dipping sauce: barbecue, A1 sauce, hot sauce or ketchup. These are all great to dip chops in. The juicy chops combined with a sauce makes this recipe all the better!

Garlic butter pork chops in a skillet topped with fresh herbs and garlic. Juicy and tender pork chops.

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Pork Chops Recipe

5 from 4 votes
Tender and juicy pan-seared pork chops then baked in a garlic butter spread. Easy under 30 minute recipe. 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


garlic butter-

  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, room temp
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh cilantro or parsley, finely chopped


  • In a small bowl, combine the salt, pepper, and paprika.
  • Lightly beat pork chops with a meat mallet and season pork chops on both sides.
  • Preheat oven to 340˚F. 
  • In a large skillet, over med/high heat, heat 1 Tbsp oil and 1 Tbsp butter. Once hot, add pork chops. Cook pork chops 3-4 minutes per side, until crispy and browned.
  • Meanwhile, combine the butter, garlic, and fresh cilantro. Spread the butter mixture on top of the pork chops.
  • Close the lid on oven-safe skillet and bake 10-15 minutes, until meat is tender. Pour butter over pork chops and serve.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs, optional!


Calories: 344kcalProtein: 29gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 120mgSodium: 502mgPotassium: 509mgVitamin A: 565IUVitamin C: 0.5mgCalcium: 16mgIron: 0.8mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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