I love pork and I wanted to share this easy and delicious Garlic Butter Pork Chops recipe with you, which is great for those by weeknights. It’s important to buy good quality pork chops for the best results.
For my recipe today, I used bone-in chops. You can also use boneless but the bone adds in so much extra flavors. The recipe calls for only a few simple ingredients but the result was absolutely tender, juicy, moist and flavorful.
How to Cook Pork Chops?
To make pan fried pork chops, you can use a skillet and cook on the stove. Add garlic, butter, salt and black pepper for seasoning. It’s a very easy dinner!
Start out by adding cooking oil and butter to a skillet and then pan-sear the pork until each side turns golden brown. Add the garlic, herb (for example: thymes or rosemary), salt and dinner is done.
How Many Calories?
You don’t have to worry about pork chop calories because it’s low in calories and healthy. For this recipe, the calories are 322 calories per serving.
What Dishes to Serve with this Recipe?
What tastes good with pork chops? Side dishes such as roasted carrots, mashed potatoes, roasted potatoes, asparagus, mushrooms or cauliflowers are great. For a wholesome meal and easy weeknight dinner, I recommend the following recipes.
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Garlic Butter Pork Chops Recipe
Garlic Butter Pork Chops - easy skillet pork chops seared with garlic butter & thyme. Juicy, tender and flavorful pork chops dinner is ready in 20 mins!
- 1 lb. bone-in pork chops
- coarse salt
- ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon cooking oil
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 3 sprigs thyme
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 pinch salt
- Lemon wedges
Season both sides of the pork chops with salt and ground black pepper.
Heat up a skillet on medium-high heat. Add the cooking oil, melted butter and thyme. Pan sear and cook the pork chops for about 3 minutes on each side, or until the surface turns light golden brown.
Add the garlic to the skillet. Continue to flip the pork chops around and saute the garlic until light brown. Add a pinch of salt. Remove the pork chops from heat and serve immediately with lemon wedges.