Pan-Fried pork chops recipe has no flour, no marinading, no waiting, just juicy, flavorful pork chops cooked in a buttered cast iron skillet in under 30 minutes. When I am looking for a no-nonsense focus on the pork chop recipe, this pan-fried pork chops recipe is my go-to since there is no flour, no marinating, no waiting, just juicy, flavorful pork chops. When it comes to hearty and satisfying meals, few dishes can compare to tender and succulent pan-fried pork chops. In this recipe, we take a flourless approach to create a delicious gluten-free version that doesn't compromise on flavor or texture. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and impress your loved ones with these mouthwatering flourless pan-fried pork chops!
Based on the number of pork chop recipes on this blog, you can tell my family enjoys some good pork chops. Here is the deal, we love them grilled, baked, slow cooked, smoked, breaded, bone-in, boneless, marinated or not. We love pork chops.
The Magic of Flourless Coating
Traditional pan-fried pork chops are often coated with flour to achieve a crispy and golden-brown exterior. However, our flourless version offers a delightful twist, making it suitable for those following a gluten-free diet or anyone seeking a lighter alternative. Instead of flour, we'll use a simple and flavorful combination of spices and herbs to coat the pork chops, ensuring a delectable crust that will leave you wanting more.
Flourless Fried Pork Chop Ingredients
Ingredients You'll Need:
- bone-in pork chops (about 1-inch thick)
- Pork Seasoning Salt
- ground black pepper
- butter or olive oil (or any cooking oil of your choice)
How to Pan Fry Pork Chops
The heart of this recipe is obviously the pork chop. If you are going to pan fry pork chops, don't skimp on skinny pork chops. Get yourself some thicker pork chops. Have them be at least an inch thick. Don't be afraid to ask the meat section manager for help. They love to help you find exactly what you need. I would also, go bone-in. I know boneless is easier, but the bone adds additional flavor. It is worth the work.
I seasoned the pork chops with two seasonings: Seasoned Salt and Steak and Chop Seasoning. The third and fourth important ingredients are the butter in a cast-iron skillet. People, the cast iron skillet is an ingredient. My steaks on the stove are amazing because of the cast iron.
Place the seasoned pork chops in the skillet over medium-high heat. Cook on each side for 2-3 minutes. Once the pork chops are flipped and get a good sear move the heat down to medium until you have cooked pork chops.
After they have cooked about 2-3 minutes on each side, I put a meat thermometer in and see how far we need to go to finish off the cooking.
Pork can cook to a lower temp than most realize. I cook pork till it is in the 145-degree range. On a steak thermometer this the medium-rare to medium range. I really encourage you to buy a good meat thermometer. Once they have reached the temp, pull them out of the pan and let your meat rest.
I am telling you the pork should have a great pink blush color. It doesn't have to be all white like the marketing campaign said during our childhoods.
Enjoy the pork knowing it is safe. How am I so sure? we raise our pigs indoors now where they can't get sick from rooting in the soil. So, the cooking of the pork till it is dry and tough is over.
Now, if you aren't drooling, I don't know how to make you drool. I served up with a big pan of macaroni and cheese and everyone pigged out. Pun intended. These pork chops are also delicious with mashed potatoes. These pan-fried pork chops were quick and delicious.
Enjoy pork chops? Then you want to see all the pork chops we have here on Beyer Beware.
Tips for Perfection
- If you prefer boneless pork chops, you can use them instead of bone-in chops. Adjust the cooking time accordingly, as boneless chops may cook slightly faster.
- For added depth of flavor, marinate the pork chops in your favorite marinade for a few hours before seasoning and pan-frying.
- If you like a bit of heat, add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the spice blend for a spicy kick.
- To avoid overcrowding the pan, cook the pork chops in batches if needed, and keep the cooked ones warm in a low-temperature oven until serving.
Pork Chop Recipes
Pan-Fried Pork Chops with No Flour
- 4 pork chops 1-inch thick
- 1 tablespoon seasoned salt
- 1 tablespoon steak and chop seasoning
- 4 tablespoons butter
- Melt Butter in a medium-high skillet.
- Season both sides with both seasoning salts. Do not have to use the full tablespoon of each on the four chops, but season liberally to your salt liking.
- Place pork chops in the melted butter of the medium-high skillet, cooking 2-3 minutes on each side.
- Once they have seared on both side, take the temp from the middle of the pork chop. If the temperature is 145 degrees. Pull from pan and let rest for five minutes. If not, pop in a 400-degree oven till pork chops reach 145 degrees.
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