These pork chops have a crunchy, cheesy coating that makes them scrumptious!
This recipe is so straightforward and simple ~ you won’t believe how delicious the chops are until you try it. The better your parmesan cheese, the better the chops. Buy a wedge of the cheese and grate it yourself. The chops are baked instead of fried, lessening the fat content. Just be sure not to overcook them; bake until they are fork tender and golden brown.
The flavors in these moist, savory pork chops would go with about any side dish you favor. I served them with noodles and a green salad. I would recommend this dish to any pork lover!
Parmesan-Crusted Pork Chops
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons lemon juice
½ cup panko bread crumbs
¼ cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
½ teaspoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon dried basil
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon seasoned pepper
4 center-cut loin pork chops, about ¾ to 1-inch thick
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Spread olive oil over baking sheet.
Whisk egg and lemon juice to blend.
Combine bread crumbs and remaining ingredients, up to pork chops, on a plate.
Place pork in egg wash.
Dredge pork in crumb mixture, pressing to adhere.
Place on prepared baking pan.
Bake for about 20 minutes, turning once half-way through baking time.
Cook until they are fork tender and cooked all the way through, with a golden brown crust.
You will hear plenty of “Ummms” around your table, when you serve these chops!
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