7 Ways to Enjoy Pork Chops

A great pork chop is one of finest eating experiences one can have. For us, pork chops and steaks are 1A and 1B on our favorites list.

While most of the time we just eat our pork chops pan fried with a little salt, there are lots of different directions you can go with flavor additions and cooking method.

Here are 7 ways to enjoy a great pork chop:

Marinated and Grilled

Marinating can add sweetness, acidity, and more umami to a pork chop. Grilling works well with marinating to partially caramelize and char the sugars from the marinade while cooking up a juicy pork chop.

Here is one of many marinades that go great with pork chops:

A Great Pork Chop Marinade


Pan searing the pork chops and then using the flavorful bits left on the bottom of the pan to create a gravy that the pork chops are then coated in is our favorite way to be smothered.

Easy Smothered Pork Chops


A caramelly glaze coating the pork chop is another great way to go.

Brown Sugar Glazed Pork Chops


Braising takes an already tender cut to a buttery soft texture.

Being dairy farmers, we appreciate the richness and flavor that this milk braised pork chop recipe can bring.

Deceptively Simple Milk-Braised Pork Chops

Butter Basted

Continuing with the dairy additions, pan searing the pork chops and then adding herb enhanced butter on top brings a whole new level of flavor and richness.

Butter Basted Pork Chops


Sometimes you just want a simple easy way to make a delicious pork chop. It doesn’t get much simpler than this recipe:

Best Baked Pork Chops


A nice layer of breading can add flavor and texture to your pork chop.

Crispy Breaded Pork Chops

Pork Chops You Can Love!

If these recipes have you hankering for pork chops, make sure to order some from our store.

John and Sarah Gilbert farm with their family in North Central Iowa. They care for pigs, cows, and the land to bring you beef and pork you can love. They have a passion for cooking and helping others develop the skills they need to put healthy and delicious home-cooked meals on the table. They can be contacted by email and through Facebook and Instagram.