Mom's Best Pork Chops


Try this recipe for thinly sliced pork chops with a crunchy breaded coating for tender and juicy chops that are sure to be everyone's favorite.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
6 pork chops


  • 2 large eggs

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • 3 (4 ounce) packets saltine crackers, crushed

  • 6 thin cut pork chops

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Gather all ingredients.

    All ingredients gathered to make pork chops.

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  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  3. Whisk eggs, garlic powder, and onion powder together in a shallow bowl. Place cracker crumbs into a second shallow bowl.

    Cracker crumbs placed into a bowl and egg mixture ingredients whisked together.

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  4. Dip pork chops into egg mixture, then press in cracker crumbs to coat.

    Pork chops dipped into egg mixture.

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    Pork chops then pressed into cracker crumb mixture.

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  5. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add breaded chops and fry until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a baking sheet.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, about 45 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).

    Pork chops after frying and baking.

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Close up on a plate of crispy, golden-brown pork chops.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

521 Calories
21g Fat
49g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 521
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 121mg 40%
Sodium 816mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 81mg 6%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 512mg 11%

* 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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