Crispy Baked Pork Chops [Video]

Catalina Castravet
By Catalina Castravet
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4.8 from 5 reviews

Crispy Baked Pork Chops is the perfect easy to make and hearty stand-alone dish. Crunchy and crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside!

This delicious recipe is one of my go-to dishes for family gatherings. If you want to try other oven-baked goodness, make sure you check out my recipes for Crack Chicken Baked Ziti, Oven Baked Potatoes, and Oven Baked Chicken Breasts.

Crispy Pork Chops with greens and corn.

Baked Pork Chops Recipe

Crispy Baked Pork Chops make everyone excited to gather for a meal. Aside from being crispy on the outside, its insides are so tender and juicy that one cannot just have a single bite. 

Moreover, they smell so heavenly that a whiff of its scent can make my family and friends sit at the dinner table immediately. It’s even more fun hearing its crunchiness when everybody starts eating. 

To make this recipe, you don’t even need to have a lot of experience in the kitchen. You just need fresh ingredients and an oven, then you are good to go. 

I hope you enjoy making this lean, crispy, and juicy dish as much as I did. Try it and have a new go-to recipe for any family gathering.

Crispy baked pork chops ingredients.

How to bake Pork Chops?

  1. Preparing the oven and the pan. Preheat your oven to 425F and grease the pan with cooking spray.
  2. Season the meat. Rub olive oil generously onto the meat to achieve that crispy outer skin. Then, season according to taste. 
  3. Make the coating. Crack an egg in a bowl and beat it. In a separate container, mix breadcrumbs, parmesan, parsley, Italian herbs, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper.
  4. Coat. Dip the meat in the egg and make sure that all sides are generously coated. Then, do the same in the breadcrumbs.
  5. Bake. Place the breaded meat on the pan. Then, bake for at least 18 minutes, or more, depending on the thickness of the meat.
  6. Serve. After it is done, let it rest for a few minutes then drizzle some sauce or garnish with desired herbs. Then, serve.

Steps how to make crispy baked pork chops.

How long to bake?

It all depends on how thick the meat is. For those with an inch-thick cut, it will be ready for 20 minutes. If it is 1 ½ inch, then they are done within 25 minutes. 

How to tell when Pork Chops are done?

If you have a food thermometer, it should be done when it reaches 145F. Otherwise, just observe when there is no more pink coloring or when the texture is slightly firm.

Crispy baked pork chops on a sheet pan.

What to serve with Pork Chops?

While they are already mouthwatering alone, you can upgrade the experience by serving them with healthy greens such as the following sides:

More delicious recipes:

This meat is just so irresistibly good especially when it is cooked right. If you enjoyed this recipe, you have to check out my following dishes to satisfy hungry stomachs:

Crispy Pork chops on a serving plate.

Storing instructions: 

  1. Storing: Free the coldest section of your fridge. Wrap the chops in plastic wrap, aluminum foil, or you could also place them inside a shallow container. Store it in the coldest section and consume within 4 days. 
  2. Reheating: Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare a pan with two tablespoons of water or broth, if you want added flavor. Place the leftovers inside and cover the pan with aluminum foil, bake in the oven for 10 minutes.

A slice of baked pork chops.

Recipe tips:

  • As with other baking tips, the thicker the meat, the better. Pork easily overcooks so in order to get that crispy skin and tender meat, try to use thicker cuts. 
  • Don’t have an oven? You can also make this recipe in a quicker way by using an Air Fryer. You should check out how I made Air Fryer Pork Chops.

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4.8 from 5 reviews

Crispy Baked Pork Chops

Crispy Baked Pork Chops is the perfect easy to make and hearty stand-alone dish. Crunchy and crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside!

Author: Catalina Castravet Serves: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Total time: 30 mins

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Nutrition information

Calories: 376 Carbohydrates: 13 Protein: 35 Fat: 20 Saturated Fat: 6 Cholesterol: 135 Sodium: 291 Potassium: 565 Fiber: 1 Sugar: 1 Vitamin A: 354 Calcium: 125 Iron: 2
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Joline

We love baked pork chops. So much better than frying them. This recipe looks delicious. Can't wait to try it!

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Pam Wattenbarger

Yum! We love pork chops and I prefer to bake them rather than fry them to decrease the fat. Can't wait to try your recipe.

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Amber Myers

It's been a while since we've had pork chops. I need to make these for dinner. I bet everyone will love them!

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Terri A Steffes

We love pork chops but never have baked them. Putting on the menu for next week!

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Monica Simpson

This reminds me of a much healthier version of the shake and bake pork chops my mom always made growing up. I would love to try these in my air fryer.

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Jennifer Van Haitsma

I only like pork chops baked, so this looks amazing. I haven't had them in ages, so we'll have to try this soon. Thanks for the idea!

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Beth

Pork chops for dinner was always a family favorite when I was growing up. These ones look delicious!

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Kathy

I love pork chops, and these look amazing. I love that they're crispy. Those are the best when it comes to meat. Yum!

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Janeane M Davis

These pork chops look so delicious! It is great to get a wonderful crustiness without having to fry them.

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Swathi

Baked pork chops looks delicious crispy top and juicy interior. Love to try this.

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Mama Maggie's Kitchen

Yum! My husband and son will love these Crispy Baked Pork Chops! Look sooo delicious. I will surely serve this today

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S. Schili

These are so easy and were really good. Wish others would make the dish BEFORE giving a review as a help to those thinking of fixing the recipe.

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Erin

Do u recommend. Flipping them halfway?

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Not really, but if you have a wire rack to put them on for baking, now that will make a difference.

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