–Steve. I seasoned them and did an egg wash on my chops before dipping in flour...turned out nice and crisp!!! I love mashed potatoes and gravy as well so now… you’ve got ME hungry. This recipe is only 402 calories per serving. And any chance you could do a post on homemade biscuits and white pepper gravy? The prep work kept me off the computer for a couple of days. And once you take a bite of these you will know why! Ingredients for battered pork chops: 800 g pork lion (or already boneless cut pork chops); I hope you’ll tell your friends about us and that you’ll stop by for a visit again real soon. (Next time I will just have two pans going at once!) Set aside. I really encourage letting the battered pork chill in the fridge. Ok, now I want pork chops really bad! Sorry I missed this last night. Southern Fried Chicken may have taken first place when I was growing up, but I’d have to say that these Southern Fried Pork Chops would have to be second in line. Thank you again, I hope you’ll visit with us again real soon. This one is a keeper! You’re the best! Thank you Ruthy! –Steve. Since the batter contains less water, it becomes crispy and stiff after deep-frying. LOVE SOUTHERN INSPIRED DISHES COME FOLLOW ALONG! Place the coated with egg wash pork chop back in the flour breader mixture once again. Thank for this recipient! How cool is that? Thank you Amy! hope I still qualify as a southerner… ), Hi Pastor, I’m glad you found our website and I appreciate your comments. Hi Jamie, What a very nice compliment. Put the self raising flour into bowl. I’m terribly sorry to hear that your mom isn’t with us anymore. Thanks for another awesome share at Weekend Potluck, Nikki. My son cares nothing about food groups, making my life difficult. Thank you so much Ruthy! I was really surprised to find out that such a simple recipe would turn out to be the most viewed recipe here on Taste of Southern during our first year. –Steve, WOW…thank you Frances. It is going to depend on the thickness. Delicious! I sprinkled lemon pepper seasoning over the fried pieces as the came out of the grease. Add TWO Tablespoons of corn starch. -Steve. Stir all ingredients well. These look so delicious!! Thank you for the wonderful recipe. http://www.porkfoodservice.org/MenuingPork/298/TestingForDoneness.aspx They also offer a .pdf file that you can download. I’m proud of you for giving it a try and very happy to hear that they turned out well for you. Kimberle, I am so glad you didn't give up. They were delicious! (My husband and I have six children ages 3, 6, 6, 11, 13, and 14! I was looking online for other pork chops recipe since my husband suddenly disliked eating fried pork chops. I am so glad you came by! I can remember my mom standing at the stove pan frying pork chops and us sitting around the kitchen counter and waiting very impatiently. You can use our drop down navigation bar to find all of our other recipes. You need just enough cooking oil to come about half way up the side of the thickness of your pork chops. -Steve. But I kept trying. I have some very picky eaters in the house and if the food isn’t just right, they won’t eat, but amazingly, everyone cleaned their plates and even asked for seconds! no fuss! YOU are the best! Yes, the cornstarch is used to make a more crispy coating and I do suggest that once you have them breaded, leave them out for a few minutes to let them rest. -Steve. I appreciate you taking the time to share your comments and memories with us, and I trust you will stop by again… real soon. I didn’t go heavy with seasoning the initial flour and pork. Slowly stir the milk mixture into the dry ingredients until the I do have some on hand so think I will try that tonight. My passion is for sharing dishes inspired by my southern roots! The longer you leave the ribs in the marinade, the more pronounced the marinade flavor will be. Place the rinsed pork chops on a plate lined with a couple of layers of paper towels and let them drain. I am going to try this for my hubby tonight.but Is corn starch neccesaary? That's the best compliment you can get! Made these last night, they were easy and tasted great. In another bowl, combine the milk and water. Please let me know how they turn out! Bring to a boil. My mom always baked her pork chops, being raised up north, but after 30 years in the south and southwest, I am a fan of fried! I want to make sure it’s done and I don’t want to see any pink inside or in the juices when it’s cooked. Drop in oil... cook until thick. The breading was perfect!!! Thank you so much for trying the recipe and I am so thrilled they were a hit with your family too! I don't think I have ever not liked anything deep fried though -lol! I Southern Fried Pork Chops are sprinkled with seasoned salt, pepper and a little cayenne, if you want some spice, then dredged in flour and pan fried until perfectly golden and delicious! Hi Tammy, It sounds like your version of the Pork Chops turned out very well. I’m just glad you found it, tried it and that it turned out good for you. Open up your pack of chops and rinse them gently under cool running water. Good flavor. I’m very happy to hear that you tried them and that you and the family enjoyed them. Such a great southern recipe! Anyway, thanks to the wonderful and easy to follow instructions, I was able to successfully make the breader, egg wash, and fry the pork to a fully-cooked inside and golden brown outside. Place them on a plate with a layer of paper towels to absorb any excess oil. Fried Pork Chops are a favorite! I am a New Yorker,raised in NYC, moved to Long Island as a teen,relocated to I sure will come back to find more exiting food! ★☆ However, if you just feel you want to do this you can dip them in a egg and water mixture or buttermilk before dipping into the flour mixture. Recipe, used a plastic bag to shake, let sit Thanks so much for your recipe! Use Bone-in Pork Chops: I love using bone-in pork chops for this recipe… I am known as Nana Ronnie by my family!!! <3. Break one egg into another shallow dish. So good! Do you think that a deep-fryer would work as good as the skillet? These are wonderful! Hi SenoritaBonita, It’s my pleasure to share the recipes and glad that you liked our Southern Fried Pork Chops Recipe. Use a dry rub instead of a marinade with this recipe; any rib rub works here. Simple seasonings that give it just the right amount of flavor and a nice kick of Heat. I want them for dinner!! I’ll be trying this recipe tonight. Place the chop back into the flour mixture and coat both sides and edges. I’m glad you found the recipe and I do hope you’ll stop by for another visit… real soon. Test the oil before adding the chops to fry. Southern Fried Pork Chops are sprinkled with seasoned salt, pepper & a little cayenne, if you want some spice, dredged in flour and pan fried until perfectly golden and delicious! I’ll look forward to hearing how it turns out for you. You didn’t “luck out” by the way… it was meant to be. Hubby approved is the best compliment. Thank you Lynn! I appreciate your comments and I’ll have to work on adding some good whale meat recipes for you. Be Blessed!!! I can’t wait to try these chops … Thank you Steve! Seasoning salt had a little bit of a different taste in my opinion. We’re going to dip the chops in flour, then the egg wash, and back into the flour once again to coat them with the breader. -Steve, can i use yellow cornmeal instead of flour, Hi Jeremy, I don’t see any reason that you couldn’t use the cornmeal. Any loose flour will just fall off in the pan and burn quickly. It's a delicious game changer! Can you help me to figure out when the meat is done when cutting it open? -Steve. Pan frying pork chops give them a perfectly golden brown, spectacular and marvelous color! Never would have thought to use butter!!! Add the buttermilk. 11/10 would recommend. May I ask what difference it makes? 13 and already an experienced cook. He took his picture next to it, but said they came and buried it pretty quick after it was discovered. I made these tonight, as it was closest to my grandmother's pork chops. Thanks for taking the time to produce excellent photos as well. They are one of my family's favorite things to eat. Tips for the Best Fried Pork Chops. Heat canola/vegtable oil over medium to medium-high heat. My husband liked it. I am so pleased and can’t wait to explore your other creations. Also, like you, I was exceedingly blessed to have great southern cooks all around me growing up that knew how to get the very best out of what Mother Nature provides us and taught us well. Overcrowding can cool the pan down and also not allow for even frying and can result in a greasy pork chop. Family loved them! I’m sorry I didn’t get to respond sooner and its really great that you cared enough to come back and leave comments again. Be Blessed!!! Steve, I just discovered and really enjoy your recipes and website with the step by step photos. I heated about a half a cup of water and simmered some fresh garlic, a tbsp of sugar and salt. Dredge each side of the pork chops in the flour mixture, then set aside on a plate. Hi Casie, Thank you for your question. They stay nice and juicy. Ha! I didn’t need to add any flavoring the gravy at all. I am so glad they loved them! We love these! You’ve certainly made my day. But I don't feel like it gives a shake and bake flavor. I am not normally a pork chop kinda gal, but wanted to try some pork chop sandwiches. I would normally buy the bone-in pork chops since thats what we had all the time when mama cooked them. If you loved this recipe please make sure to give it 5 Stars! The meal was a big hit with my family and I couldn’t be happier with this recipe! I am a mom, a cook and a tough critic and these were juicy and tender with just the right amount of seasoning!!! Please read our disclosure policy. Delicious! The acidity will just make the recipe better in my opinion. I do appreciate you stopping by and sharing your comments with us here on Taste of Southern. They are a family favorite! I know it can be a bit of work at times but, it sure is nice to open a jar of your own handiwork later isn’t it? –Steve. Thank you for stopping by and do visit with us again… real soon. I’ve been wanting to learn how to make that for years! Thank you so much! How easy is that? Be Blessed!!! I use mine all the time. I’ll be interested in knowing how it turns out for you should you try it that way. It’s just the way I was brought up. Be Blessed!!! Remove from oil and put on a plate with paper towels to drain the grease off. Also, I love the salt! Place the cleaned chitterlings in a large pot with 4 to 5 cups of water or enough to cover them by at least 2 inches. Your breading recipe is the ultimate! And let me tell you, that is no mean feat! Everyone loved them and asked me for the recipe. Next to fried chicken, these Southern Fried Pork Chops are a long time family favorite. The only two things I did different was- I’ll have to get busy on that. I did brine my pork chops for a couple hours. I usually have such a difficult time with things cooking too fast in the cast iron, but tonight...These came out perfectly! My family loved it! Thank you!!! Thank you so much for sharing! Stir, set aside for about 10 minutes, then add just as you would the Buttermilk. I live in New Mexico and use a bit of red chili to spice things up just for fun. It would work with the Pork Chop recipe just as easily. PTL! Thank you for all you do. Everyone in the house loves them, fry sliced taters in the oil/butter first as a side. If in doubt, take a sharp knife and cut a small slice in one of the chops so you can see if it looks done towards the middle. They’re certainly one of my favorites and I’m glad you found the recipe. If you’ll use one hand for the dry mixture and the other hand for the wet mixture, you will keep your hands cleaner and not have lumps all over your fingers. I’m sure a Tennessee girl can cook up some pretty mean pork chops on her own. It makes it much easier to understand what I’m doing. than that, save for maybe using lard or bacon fat for the frying! I’m way guilty on cooking too fast myself sometimes. I was born and raised in the south but both of my grandmothers passed away before they could teach me any of their cooking knowledge, and I was beginning to be afraid I would never learn how to fry anything properly! I agree! But, you could try this as a substitute. I ate one already lol. Hi Madison, Thank you for your kind words and compliments regarding our Southern Fried Pork Chops recipe. As for the cornstarch, while it does seem to make a little more of a crispy crust on the chops…or chicken…you can just leave it out if you don’t have any and you’ll be fine. You want to make sure they are done, but you don’t want to over cook them as this will dry them out and make them tough. Be Blessed!!! Thank you so much! My fiance’ couldn’t get enough!! then add in butter and let it all melt! Add seasoning. The frying batter for the pork is equally important. Fryer with soy oil @ 350 and fried the I was born and raised in the south but have never fried pork chops in a mix of oil and butter. My family always loves pork chop days! I have been cooking for many years, I always cook it too fast, Thank you for this step by step. I do make gravy sometimes too! This is a plastic container from where I’ve ordered Chinese Take Out. Thank you for the A+, it may be the first one of those I’ve ever actually received. I am now really looking forward to the new addition. I’m glad you found our site and really appreciate you taking the time to leave us your comments. Thanks so much for sharing that info! These pork chops can find their way to my table any time! Pick the chop up with the same hand you used to flour it and then place it in the egg wash mixture. Thank you Sheila! I sprinkled lemon pepper seasoning over the fried pieces as the came out of the grease. Shake a little bit of soy sauce and let meat marinate a few minutes. Fried pork chops tend to make everyone at my house happy anyway! Break one egg into a small low sided dish. So I bumped at your site and saw this recipe. I will also be having mashed potatoes and green beans with bacon in them. Ingredients. Place them on a foil-lined baking sheet. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. Let the oil heat up slowly and test it before starting to fry the pork chops. When they’re done, remove the pork chops from the skillet. Twice I have made the pork chops and twice my husband couldn’t stop raving about how moist and flavorful they turned out. Add pork and heat thoroughly. You are so welcome Deb! Gently lower the chops into the hot cooking oil, one at a time. You’re the best! This rocks will keep in file for dinner party. It keeps them crisp. My deep love for cooking and entertaining are the inspiration in each of the recipes and creations I share. Please stop by and say hello again anytime. I had to double the amount of egg and buttermilk because the amount of pork chops I was making. Just don't overcook, as they can tend to dry out a little easier. God bless you. I’m very interested in any other recipes you have. Just keep an eye on them and let them rest a couple of minutes and they will be juicy and delicious! That way, all of the pieces would cook in about the same amount of time. Maybe we can get one put together one day. At this point, use some tongs and carefully turn the chops over to fry the other side. I’m trying the corn starch tonight, I’ll tell you how it goes. TRY IT with your eggs and grits! Yes, I think you’ll still qualify as a good old southerner. Just waiting for my baked beans to get done and dinner will be served. Thank you for the question. So delish!!!!! Don’t know what you’re missing! -Steve. You can also make 8 thin cut pork chops with this recipe. Thanks again and I do hope you’ll stop by for another visit real soon. Cubed Pork Steaks; 2 c Flour, all purpose These are simple! Nikki, these are fabulous! I added a little garlic powder, as I love garlic, and they came out great, pretty and TOTALLY Awesome! And you are so welcome, please come back and visit us! I am so glad you enjoyed them! Thank you Marye! Make sure you know which cut of pork is best for your recipe. Set the breader aside for the moment. I have always used paper towels. So good! They look delicious (even if you did once call them porch chops!) Made pretty much the same way as your chicken fried steak gravy, the taste of those delicious brown bits stuck to the pan (fond?) Now if you despise salty food maybe leave the seasoned salt off of the chops. I’d love to find someone that still does it the old time way and would let me photograph the event. Good flavor. – Steve. Thank you for sharing your comments and I hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. I am so glad your pork chops were a success. Congratulations on the upcoming wedding. Try these fried pork strips next time when the craving for easy, crispy fried food hits. My pork chops turned out AMAZING. My family love them!! ), and my daughter made some slow-cook style on the stove with potatoes and other root veggies. Worked out great, terrific pictures and instructions to follow made it easy. As for the Fried Chicken, yes, it’s pretty much done the same way. Hi Cheri, Thank you so much for the very nice comments and compliments on Taste of Southern. Fried this exactly by recipe, so juicy inside and crispy out! I am so thrilled you enjoyed them! Mmm! Bringing them to room temperature will allow them to cook evenly. When your children call dibs on leftovers, you know the meal was a success. Thank you! I can't wait to hear back. Pork chops can normally be found to be cut between 1/2 inch, up to 2 inches in thickness. Lightly brush with a little melted butter or olive oil (or spray it on) and reheat at 350° for 5 to 8 minutes or so on each side, depending on the thickness of the chops. You can use bone-in or boneless chops. I’ve never been able to pan fry meat but these were delicious. Thank you so much Jennifer! I’m from the old school of thinking when it comes to pork. Super excited to try! Southern Fried Pork Chops were a staple at my house growing up! It also provides a naturally nonstick surface. You might want to check out my recipe Fried Chicken with Gravy. Steve, thats one of my favorite foods along with meatloaf and fried chicken. I just knew it would be the Banana Pudding. I wish you both all the happiness in your life together ahead. As always, use extreme caution when frying anything. A large whale beached itself down on the coast while my brother was there. Serve Sweet and Sour Pork … Thank you so much for sharing it with everyone! Thank you! I know you are a Southern girl now friend! I do thank you for your comments and I hope you’ll visit with us again real soon. I’ve never tried it myself. I’m glad I found your website, as there are a lot of great sounding recipes that remind me of home. Everyone loved it and there wasn’t a pork chop left. I am so glad you all enjoy thim! They just happened to be on sale the day I went looking for some. Double batter cannot hurt though. You could also just use your regular milk without making the buttermilk substitute. Or dredge before going into oil. Just add about 1/4 inch of cooking oil and set the heat to medium or maybe just one notch above. and I decided to fry up some pork chops the way my Memphis grandmother always did. Next to fried chicken, these Southern Fried Pork Chops are a long time family favorite. First mix seasoned salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper into the flour. I am glad the tips were helpful and you enjoyed them! Pass me that lard! for your “Historical accuracy!” Great job! We like a little more seasoning to our food, so we added an organic “no salt” mixture that we like (it has stuff like dehydrated onions and garlic, various peppers, paprika, parsley, etc…), more garlic powder, a little more salt than what you called for, and some onion powder as well. 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