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Parmesan-Crusted Pork Chops

Parmesan-Crusted Pork Chops
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4

Think pork chops are hard to make? Think again! You can have a delicious pork chop dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes with only six ingredients. ...MORE+ LESS-

Erin Erin
April 21, 2017

Ingredients

1
egg
1
tablespoon water
1/4
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
1/3
cup Parmesan cheese
4
pork chops
1
tablespoon olive oil

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Place cooling rack on cookie sheet. Set aside.
  • 2
    In small bowl, beat 1 egg and 1 tablespoon water. In another small bowl, mix 1/4 cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs and 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese.
  • 3
    Dip each of 4 pork chops into egg mixture, then into bread crumb mixture, turning to evenly coat. Place coated pork chops on cookie sheet.
  • 4
    Heat 10-inch skillet over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, swirling to coat. Cook coated pork chops in oil about 2 minutes on each side or until brown. Place back on cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Bake until pork is no longer pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 145°F (10 to 20 minutes, depending on thickness).

Expert Tips

  • The thinner the pork chops, the quicker they will cook.
  • You can skip the skillet step, and just spray the pork chops with cooking spray to get them lightly browned in the oven.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
24%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
120mg
40%
Sodium
290mg
12%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Pork chops are a great protein alternative when you need a break from chicken. But because they’re so lean, they’re often overcooked—leading to sad, dry pork chop meals that no one enjoys. When you’re looking for a way to jazz up those cuts of “the other white meat,” that are juicy and extra flavorful, look no further than this recipe. A crispy Parmesan crust adds tons of flavor without any extra fuss. Don’t believe us? This recipe is ready in under half an hour! If you bought your chops in bulk, you’re in luck: Our step-by-step guide to cooking pork chops will teach you how to make juicy, flavorful pork chops every time, with easy instructions for every cooking method—like slow-cooked, grilled, pan-fried, brined and more. Say goodbye to boring pork chops!

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