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Baked Pork Chops

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Looking for a gourmet yet easy dish? Well, you can try this Baked Pork Chops recipe for dinner. This meal is low in fat but is packed with protein. Although pork chops are usually fried or grilled, you can also bake your pork chops to get even cooking but with less fat. If you would want to indulge, you may even use this recipe for frying. The beauty behind cooking pork chops is that it is easy and fool proof and there are countless Pork Chop Recipes that you can try for any meal of the day.
Ingredients
  Pork chops 5 (It Is Advisable To Get Lean Portions That Are Around ½ Inch Thick)
  Egg 1
  Breading 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Of Your Choice, Like Bread Crumbs, Cornflakes, Etc..)
  Dried oregano 2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Softened butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a baking pan with softened butter.

Beat the egg and add half amount of all the spices and herbs. Place the pork chops in the mixture and allow it to soak for five to ten minutes on each side.

On a separate bowl, place the breading and add in the remaining half of the spices and herbs. You may want to add more cayenne powder for a spicier coating.

Remove the pork chops slices from the egg mixture, then coat with the breading. You may either sprinkle the breading onto your pork chops or dip the meat into the breading mixture.

Place the breaded pork chops on your greased baking pans and bake for 20 minutes on each side. When the pork chops turn golden brown in color, you can remove the baking pan from the oven. Allow the meat to rest for around three minutes before serving.

You can serve your baked pork chops with the Best Salads (***insert link). Buttered vegetables, home made coleslaw, or mashed potatoes topped with mushroom gravy sauce would also complement the simple flavors in your dish. For kids, you may want to add in some potato wedges or a serving of Spanish rice to complete the meal.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Everyday, Party, Quick
Story
The most important part of this recipe is the coating for your pork chops. You have the luxury of choosing the base ingredients for your coating, whether it would be bread crumbs, left over croutons, cornflakes, or regular flour. Prepare these ingredients and get ready to bake!

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