Italian breaded pork chops
Italian Breaded Pork Chops, a delicious Family Dinner Meal. Pork chops baked not fried in a yummy Parmesan breaded coating it makes this dish a healthy alternative. An Easy weeknight or weekend dinner idea.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 5 pork chops
- 5 pork chops (thick cut 1- 1 1/2 inches (2 1/2 - 3.8 cm)
- 1/2 cup bread crumbs (62.5 grams)
- 3 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1-2 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley chopped*
- 2 tablespoons olive oil for drizzling
*You can also substitute with 1/2 -1 teaspoon dried parsley.
Pre heat oven to 375° (190°). Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
On a large plate mix together the bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, salt and parsley, coat the pork chops very well with the crumb mixture one at a time, place on prepared baking sheet, sprinkle lightly with salt (pinch) and drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
Bake in pre heated oven for approximately 30-35 minutes**, halfway through baking turn the chops over, and sprinkle with any extra crumbs. In the last 5 minutes I raised the temperature to 390°/200°, for extra browning. Let the chops sit 3-5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!
** Pork needs to be cooked to an internal temperature of 145 degrees F.
Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 307mg | Potassium: 532mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1.3mg