Pork Chops Recipe

Tender and juicy pan-seared pork chops then baked in a garlic butter spread. Easy under 30 minute recipe. 
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword pork chops
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 344kcal
Author Valentina's Corner


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: 344kcal | Protein: 29g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 502mg | Potassium: 509mg | Vitamin A: 565IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.8mg