10 Mouth-Watering Thin Pork Chop Recipes Everyone Will Love

When it comes to dinner time, you don’t want to spend hours surrounding the oven or stove top.

Sometimes you want to cook meals that are easy to make and don’t require too much effort, especially during the middle of the week.

10 Mouth-Watering Thin Pork Chop Recipes Everyone Will Love

This is where pork chops can be the answer, as they have become the ideal weeknight meal due to being so quick to cook. 

However, by themselves, they can sometimes be quite dry or boring. This is where thin pork chop recipes (You might also want to check out some Pork Cutlet Recipes) come in handy, as they are a really versatile protein to cook with and only take a few minutes to cook

We have put together a list of the 10 most mother watering thin pork chop recipes that everyone is going to love.

Smothered Pork Chops

These smothered pork chops are served with a delicious, rich and creamy onion gravy.

A southern style smothered pork chop that could rival any pork chop served in a restaurant, your pork chops stay juicy, tinder and full of flavour. By just using one pan and  in 35 minutes this mouth watering dish can be served. 

These are the ideal pork chops to be served any night, whether that is during the week or on the weekend.

You may think that the recipe has added far too many onions, yet it is important to note that the onion will all cook down.

Thus, in the end, there are far fewer onions on your plate. This dish is great to serve alongside mashed potatoes and vegetables. 

Crockpot Ranch Pork Chops

Crockpot Ranch Pork Chop asks for only 3 ingredients and only takes a couple of minutes of preparation. You can easily enjoy these pork chops with rice or potatoes and fresh veg.

The majority of the work is done for you, as this dish is cooked in your slow cooker. Hence, this dish is simple to make and doesn’t require too much effort on your behalf. 

Overall, the dish will take 5 minutes to prepare and 5 hours to cook.

Therefore, you can put it on just before you go out to work and then when you come home, your pork chops will be cooked to perfection. In addition, its own sauce will have been created with the ranch mix and soup. 

Thin Garlic Mushroom Pork Chops

Pork chops and garlic are a match made in heaven. Using this recipe, your thin pork chops are covered in a creamy mushroom and garlic sauce.

With the entire meal being ready in under 30 minutes, you just need to serve it with some mashed potatoes or steamed rice and your choice of green vegetables.

A quick and easy meal all prepared in one day, and also quite a healthy midweek meal. 

By using thin pork chops, you are cutting your cooking time in half. Yet, there is no denying that this classic dish tastes amazing and requires little effort.

Thin Pork Chops With A Honey And Mustard

No one likes dry or overcooked pork chops, yet with this recipe you will have tender and juicy pork chops cooked in only 15 minutes.

In addition to that, these delicious and moist pork chops are cooked in a honey and mustard sauce. 

Only a handful of ingredients are needed. While, the sweet and spicy sauce can be served alongside the pork chops and your favourite side dishes to create a mouthwatering meal.

No longer will you have to worry about overcooking your pork chops with this recipe, as this recipe keeps your pork chops as moist as possible. 

Bone In Baked Thin Pork Chops

Not everyone enjoys keeping the bone in on the pork chops, yet they can keep your pork chops moist. This recipe consists of only 4 ingredients that you should already have in your cupboard.

A dry rub, made up of brown sugar, salt, pepper and paprika is applied that adds even more flavour to the pork chops. 

These pork chops are cooked in the oven and are ready to be served in just 30 minutes.

You can serve these sweet and savoury pork chops with your favourite sides such as sweet potatoes, and green vegetables (Check out some Awesome Rib Side Dishes you might want to check out).

Also, by cooking them in the oven, this saves you effort having to stand around your stove top keeping an eye on them.

Cream Of Mushroom Pork Chops

This recipe creates tender and juicy pork chops, which are then covered in a creamy and rich mushroom soup. Overall, this is a comforting dish which can be made using 1 pan and will be completed in half an hour.

These are truly an easy recipe to make, which will become one of your go-to pork chop recipes due to its simplicity and flavour. 

Serve these pork chops with mashed potato or steamed rice and your favourite green. 

Pan Fried Pork Chops

Pan fried pork chops are one of the easiest and simplest meals to create. The crispy coating on these pork chops, made from flour and breadcrumbs, make these pork chops delicious to be served either for lunch or at dinner.

These crunchy pork chops are cooked in a pan, and it is up to you what you want to serve with them, as they are so versatile.

You can even personalise this recipe to suit your taste buds. Hence, you could add spices or different seasonings to the breadcrumbs, such as chilli flakes or paprika.

Thus, you can make a batch for the kids and then spice up your pork chop. Within 30 minutes, you will have pan fried pork chops that you will love to eat again and again.

Honey And Garlic Glazed Pork Chops

This recipe is incredibly easy, and you don’t need to marinate your pork chops, either. A honey and mustard glaze is applied to your pork chops, which are then seared to create caramelized and crispy pork chops.

The edges become beautifully crispy and caramelized, while the sauce adds a sweet and sticky glaze to the meat. Alongside that, it helps the pork to stay moist and tender. 

With only 10 minutes preparation time and 12 minutes to cook, this recipe. In under 25 minutes, you’ll have some delicious honey glazed pork chops.

Again, you could add sauce to give this recipe a more Asian influence. This recipe is best served with steamed rice, pasta or salad.

Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops

Parmesan crusted pork chops will become your new favourite meal to cook up in a few minutes. The Parmesan and spices that are applied to the top of the pork chops adds a lot more flavour and moisture to the meal.

Within 40 minutes, you will have crispy and mouth watering pork chops which will make you never want a plain pork chop ever again.

This recipe is really easy to complete and uses ingredients that you should already have around the house. To cook these pork chops, you will be using a fry pan, which helps to cut down on cooking time.

By frying, you create a really crispy crust on your pork chops, however, there is the possibility to cook these pork chops in the oven, but the meat won’t get as crispy. 

Cream Basil Pork Chops

There Is no denying that these pork chops will provide you with plenty of flavour. This recipe asks you to create a delicious cream basil and Parmesan sauce that works really well with the pork.

You create this dish using one skillet and cook everything on the hob. 

You should consider this recipe if you find that your thin pork chops are always dry and tough after you have cooked them.

Yet with this recipe, you don’t need to worry about that issue as the pork chops are cooked within the sauce, thus they keep hold of their moisture.

In just 25 minutes, you will have cooked moist and tender pork chops that are great served alongside pasta and broccoli. 

Final Thoughts

Thin pork chops are a healthy protein to consume. In addition to that, they are quick to cook, but they can be boring by themselves.

Therefore, sometimes you may want to cook your thin pork chops differently to make them more exciting. We have given you 10 mouth watering thin pork chop recipes that you can try for yourself at home. 

Each recipe only uses a few ingredients, and the majority of these recipes will only take 30 minutes to complete. Every recipe will turn those boring, plain pork chops into something that tastes incredible. 

We hope you have enjoyed this article, and have a new thin pork chop recipe that you want to try out next time you cook thin pork chops. 

Jeff Pratt
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