Breaded Lemon Zest Pork Chops


Breaded pork chops with zest of lemon, parsley, and garlic.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
2 pork chops


  • ½ cup bread crumbs, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 lemon, zested

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 pork chops

  • olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix bread crumbs, parsley, garlic, lemon zest, and black pepper in a large bowl; rub onto pork chops to coat completely.

  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Fry coated pork chops in hot oil until browned, 2 to 3 minutes per side; transfer to a baking sheet.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes, flip, and continue baking until no longer pink in the center, about 25 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

384 Calories
20g Fat
22g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 384
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 245mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 5mg 25%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 465mg 10%

* 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.