Skillet Pork Chops

If you have ever wanted to try “the other white meat,” then you need to try these delicious Skillet Pork Chops.  Exploding with flavor, they are amazing for dinner at your table tonight. 

Best Pork Chop Recipe

Baked Pork Chops

are a great way to change things up in the kitchen.  They can be seasoned as easily as chicken and taste amazing with the addition of apples and onions.  Not only are these pork chops full of flavor they are creamy and tender.  Frying them first gets a nice crispness to the outside and then finishing them off in the oven allows them to bake and come out moist and tender.  This Pork Chop Recipe is super easy and looks like you spent a lot of time in the kitchen and I know your family or guests will love the texture of the pork and the sweetness of the apples and onions.

Baked Pork Chops

How Do You Cook Pork Chops in the oven?

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  • Sprinkle pork chops with garlic salt and seasoned pepper and cook in hot oil in a skillet or fry pan until outer edges begin to get golden brown, about 5 minutes each side then remove from skillet.
  • place apples and onions in skillet and saute until browned, about 5 minutes then remove from skillet.
  • Whisk together mustard and cream.  Add broth to skillet to loosen up browned bits in skillet and then add in cream mixture and cook until bubbly, stirring constantly about 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove the skillet from heat and add pork chops to the cream mixture in skillet and turn to coat both sides.  Top with sauted apples and onions and sprinkle with fresh thyme.
  • Put skillet in the 450 degree oven and bake for 10 minutes, let pork chops rest 5 minutes before serving.

Oven Baked Pork Chops

Baked Pork Chop Recipe

Skillet Pork Chops
Recipe Type: Main Dishes
Author: Shannon
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Serves: 4 servings
A creamy Oven Baked Pork Chop recipe that starts in the skillet and ends in the oven to give it a tender and delicious finish.
  • 4 (6- to 8-oz.) bone-in pork rib chops (1 to 1 1/4 inches thick)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
  • 3 gloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium-size yellow onion, thinly sliced (root end intact)
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 8 small fresh thyme sprigs, with leaves removed
  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Sprinkle pork with garlic salt and seasoned pepper. Cook in hot oil in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium until golden brown, about 5 minutes each side then remove from skillet.
  2. Add apples,onions, and garlic to skillet; cook until browned and remove from skillet.
  3. Whisk together cream and mustard in mixing bowl. Add broth to skillet, and cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring to loosen browned bits from bottom of skillet. Pour the cream mixture into skillet, and cook, 1 to 2 minutes until bubbly, stirring constantly.
  4. Remove skillet from heat, and add pork to cream mixture, turning to coat each side. Top with apples, onions, and thyme.
  5. Bake in 450° oven for 10 minutes or until liquid is beginning to bubble. Let rest in skillet 5 minutes before serving.

4 comments on “Skillet Pork Chops”

  1. Hi Shannon

    What brand of seasoned black pepper blend did you use in this recipe.

  2. I am not dute about onions and apples. What type of onion?

    • JuDawn,

      It does seem like a weird combination, but it is really good. I like using a sweet onion, like walla walla or vadala.

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