Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

These Parmesan Pork Chops are so flavorful and easy to make. With less than 10 minutes of prep work, you can make the most delicious baked pork chops that everyone will love.

We love quick and easy dinners at our house, and these parmesan pork chops are one of our favorites. Paired with a side of mashed potatoes and brussel sprouts, they make the perfect meal!

Parmesan crusted pork chops with rice and green beans

bread baked pork chops – our fav!

I don’t think I always loved them, but have grown to love them over the years. We have typically sautéed or cooked them on the stove in the past, but have a new favorite recipe for Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops that is simply the best (this same recipe can even be made with chicken!)

The spices and Parmesan cheese that coat these boneless pork loins add so much flavor making them our FAVORITE way to enjoy pork chops. Like I mentioned, they are so easy and so good, they’re hard not to love. We love to serve them over mashed potatoes or with veggies and have this recipe on the menu plan at least once a month.

Breaded baked pork chops in mix

How to Cook Pork Chops

As you can imagine, there are many ways to cook pork chops. From grilling, to sauteeing, to baking, to throwing them in the slow cooker, the possibilities and varieties are endless.

PAN FRY. We typically like to pan fry our pork loins by heating up oil in a large cast iron skillet and heat until the oil is medium hot. From there, we have usually added our spices and seasonings to our chops and place them in the oil until they are golden brown on each side. We typically cook the pork chops for 4-5 minutes on each side and until the juices run clear.

Note: There are a few factors that have to be considered though including the thickness of the pork chop and the internal temperature. To make sure the pork loins are cooked to the proper temp, we use our Meat Thermometer to make sure the internal temperature has reached 145 degrees.

Parmesan pork chops in frying pan

How to Bake Pork Chops

SAUTEE & BAKE. Even though we usually fry the pork chops, this particular recipe calls for sauteeing AND baking. Sauteeing the spices and cheese into the pork chops infuses the flavor even more. You can finish the pork loins by continuing to sautee for a bit longer, but we throw them in the oven to make sure they get cooked to the perfect internal temperature – 145 degrees.

WITHOUT SAUTÉING. If you want to make baked boneless pork chops without sautéing, here is how we do it…

Preheat oven to 350 degrees (180 degrees C). Place pork chops in a baking pan. Spread 1 teaspoon of butter over each pork chop along with any spices. Bake 25-30 minutes in preheated oven, or until the internal temperature of the chops has reached 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).

Parmesan pork chops recipe sliced up

What to do with leftovers

REHEATING. Place cooked pork chops and place in a Ziploc bag or air-tight container. Place in fridge for up to 3-4 days. To reheat, you can use the microwave or cook on a low heat in the oven. In this case, we usually recommend adding some liquid to make sure the chops don’t dry out. We will add 1 tbs olive oil for each chop in the baking dish.

FREEZING. Just use freezer safe bags or wrap tightly in aluminum foil and keep in freezer. They can last in the freezer for up to 5-6 months if stored properly.

What to serve with parmesan pork chops:

Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops recipe on plate

We hope you enjoy these pork chops as much as we do! Be sure to check out the other pork chop recipes we have on the site as well as our favorite sides to serve with pork chops.

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Parmesan Crusted Pork Chop Recipe

4.82 from 97 votes
These Parmesan Pork Chops are so flavorful and easy to make. With less than 10 minutes of prep work, you can make the most delicious baked pork chops that everyone will love.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 326 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2-3 tbsp Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1/8 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions
 

  • Mix Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, paprika, parsley, pepper and garlic powder and place on a plate.
  • Dip pork chops in the mixture (making sure mixture sticks) and sear in a pan of olive oil on medium-high heat. Sautee for 5 minutes on each side.
  • Place pork chops in a glass baking dish (making sure to leave 1 inch around each chop) and cook according to thickness. For thick pork chops, bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes. For regular thickness, cook at 350 for 20-25 minutes. 

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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Comments:

  1. I think THe recipe says 350 degrees for 20-25 min for regular chops after searing. But many comments say that they used 300 degrees for an hour. I apologize for being confused. Any help in clarifying this is appreciated. These chops sound wonderful, but i don’t want to ruin them. Thanks!

    1. I did the 350 for 25 min. As long, as the internal temp reaches 145 degrees F, you could do the 300 for longer 🙂

  2. 5 stars
    Well, in my house with my two big guys it’s kinda not hard to make something that they won’t like but when I made these chops the only sad face was that their wasn’t enough for leftovers.
    Thank you so much lil Luna, porkcops in my house have never been so good & juicy, i DEFIANTly will be making this recipe again

    Melissa Carson

  3. 5 stars
    after a long while i came across this site and what fascinate recipe i’ve found thanks for it. gonna try this weekend 🙂

  4. 5 stars
    Im pretty new to cooking but i was able to pull this recipe off tonight! The pork chops came out perfect and moist! My boyfriend is asking when im making this again. Ive tried several recipes from this site ans theyre all hits! Thank you for the freat recipe!!

  5. 5 stars
    i have tried this recipe before and they were delicious. I was thinking about making them again tonight but in the air fryer. do you think they will cook ok?

      1. 5 stars
        I grew up on pork chops. It was always a Treat to have them. These are so tAsty and so much better than what I had. I really like the crust on these.

  6. 5 stars
    The breadcrumb mixture was great. I dipped in egg first just to make sure it stuck well, and I had very thin pork chops so I didn’t even need to throw them in the oven. I just pan-seared for a few minutes on each side and checked the temp as I went. Really tasty simple week night meal.

  7. 5 stars
    I don’t make pork chops very often, but when I do I will definitely be making these ones again. Love the parmesan coating!

  8. 5 stars
    If i make pork chops this is My go to rEcipe. It quick and easY! Recently i started using garlic and herb bread crumbs instead of italian bread crumbs and its amazing!

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