Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Parmesan Sage Pork Chops

I got this recipe from   I thought it was pretty good.  I am not a huge fan of pork chops, but these were from the loin and were on sale, so I figured I would make the boys happy.  I also made a pan sauce from the drippings, some broth, fresh sage and some cream.  I thought they were a bit too lemony but the boys raved.  Oh, and I put about 1/3 cup of broth in the pan before I put them in the oven.  For the sauce, I strained out the big chunks of breading that were in the drippings and added about 1/2 cup of broth, and scrapped up the bits in the pan.  Boiled it for about 5-7 minutes.  When it was reduced to about 1/4 cup, I added 6 sage leaves chiffonade, and about 3/4 cup cream.  I cooked that until slightly thick and seasoned with salt and pepper.  My husband, who didn't know I inproved the sauce, said it was his favorite part.  (blush;)  We had a salad with it and for a starch, I used up a bag of herb stuffing that is at least a year old.  I am resolved to cook, crap if necessary, to clean out the pantry and fridge!

Parmesan Sage Pork Chops

1 1/2 c  breadcrumbs  (I used panko)
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 T  dried rubbed sage
1 t  grated lemon rind
2    large eggs,whisked
1/4 c  flour,seasoned with salt and pepper
4 pork chops,about 1 inch thick (can use bone in)
2 Tbsp butter
2 T  olive oil
preheat oven to 425F degrees.
Mix in bowl, bread crumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, dried rubbed sage
and grated lemon peel.
Then, on a plate put flour seasoned with salt and pepper; coat chops
with flour.
Dip in egg.
Then dip in bread crumb mixture.
Melt butter and olive oil in a oven-proof skillet.
Brown chops until golden.
Transfer to oven and bake until meat thermometer says 150 degrees,
about 20 minutes
with sauce


  1. Yum. These look really good and I know my hubby would love pork chops. Not one of my faves to cook either, but he loves them. I'm trying to clean out our pantry also and I even have the ingredients on hand so these are on the menu! Thanks.

  2. I'm glad you had stuff on hand. I may be a bit thin on posts if my "chopped" meals stink:)