Herbed Pork Chops with Homemade Rub


The homemade rub is made with a blend of herbs and spices that really perks up pork chops!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • cup dried parsley

  • ¼ cup dried marjoram

  • ¼ cup dried thyme

  • 3 tablespoons rubbed sage

  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder

  • 2 tablespoons onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil


  1. Mix parsley, marjoram, thyme, sage, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and cinnamon together in a bowl.

  2. Rub 1/2 teaspoon of herb mixture over each pork chop. Store remaining herb mix in an airtight container for later use.

  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add pork chops and cook until no longer pink in the center, 4 to 5 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).

Cook's Note:

Watching your sodium intake? Leave out salt and you will still get plenty of flavor.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the spice mixture. The actual amount of the spices consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

312 Calories
19g Fat
12g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 312
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 641mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 205mg 16%
Iron 10mg 54%
Potassium 613mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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