Elevate your dinner routine with the irresistible flavors of Parmesan Baked Pork Chops. This mouthwatering dish takes tender pork chops and coats them in a savory Parmesan breadcrumb crust, resulting in a crispy, golden exterior and juicy, flavorful meat. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion, these pork chops are sure to impress.
The combination of Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, and seasonings creates a crispy, flavorful crust that enhances the natural juiciness of the pork chops. You can serve these Parmesan Baked Pork Chops alongside your favorite sides, such as roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, or a crisp salad, for a complete and satisfying dinner Let’s make this recipe together and discover this delicious twist on a classic favorite!
- 4 boneless pork chops
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup Italian breadcrumbs
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 egg, beaten
- Prepare the oven to 400 °F (200 °C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or gently coat with cooking spray.
- In a shallow bowl, mix together the grated Parmesan cheese, Italian breadcrumbs, garlic powder, dried parsley, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well to mix.
- In another shallow dish, lay the beaten egg.
- Dip each pork chop in the beaten egg, allowing any excess to run off, then cover equally with the Parmesan breadcrumb mixture, pressing lightly to bind the crumbs to the meat. Repeat for the remaining pork chops.
- Place the greased pork chops on the prepared baking sheet, spreading them apart for uniform cooking.
- Drizzle the olive oil evenly over the pork chops, or gently coat with cooking spray to help them crisp up in the oven.
- Bake the pork chops in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until fully cooked and the coating is golden brown and crispy.
- Remove the pork chops from the oven and allow to rest for a few minutes before serving.
- Serve the Parmesan Baked Pork Chops hot, topped with fresh herbs as preferred, and savor the exquisite tastes and crispy texture with each bite!