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These easy skillet pork chops are a simple meal idea for a weeknight. Made with a brown sugar sauce, they are tangy and tender.

My family loves these pan-fried pork chops and they are my kid’s favorite pork chop recipe, They go great with rice or noodles too!

 

Pork chops with a tangy brown sugar sauce made on your stove top in a single skillet!

 

Why This Recipe?

Hello Friends! I have a great quick recipe for you today! These easy Brown Sugar Glazed Pork Chops are made in a single skillet which makes clean up a breeze.

They can be made in a single skillet which makes clean up a breeze. I like to make these when pork chops are on sale and I usually serve them with a salad and rice or potatoes.

What Pan to use for Skillet Pork Chops?

I love to use my cast iron skillet for this pork chop skillet dinner, but a regular frying pan works great too!

We had a busy weekend and one thing I love about this meal is that it does not need a lot of ingredients, and leaves you with little cleanup! It’s all about making the most of the time.

 

Skillet Pork Chops made in a single pan. Juicy and tender with a tangy sauce!

 

The sauce comes together in the same skillet, which saves time and clean up.

Pork Chops dinner idea - tangy and tender made in a single skillet!

 

Before you know it, you will have a wonderful saucy pork chop dinner! I love to serve this with rice or potatoes and a salad. 

Brown sugar glazed skillet pork chops - a wonderful weeknight dinner idea!

Main Ingredients for this recipe:

Pork Chops – these can be boneless or bone-in. Look for a chop that is at least 1/2″ thick.

Onions – I use white onions because they are slightly sweet, but yellow onions would also work.

Ketchup – Surprise! Not an ingredient you would expect, but it adds a rich tomato flavor to the sauce.

Brown Sugar – This will bring out the sweet and tangy sauce that makes these pork chops so flavorful.

Skillet pork chops with glaze

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Skillet Pork Chops Recipe

Skillet Pork Chops - a great weeknight dinner!
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Skillet Pork Chops

Tasty and tangy pork chops made in a skillet on the stove top.
Course Pork
Cuisine Dinner
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 4 pork chops 1/2 - 3/4" thick
  • 1/2 onion sliced
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • pinch of garlic salt
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1 tablespoon oil

Instructions

  • Place oil in skillet and heat on medium high.
  • Meanwhile, season pork chops with a pinch of salt, pepper and garlic salt.
  • Place chops in hot oil and cook about 4 -5 minutes each side
  • Set aside out of pan,
  • in same skillet add 1 tablespoon oil
  • Saute onions until they start to get clear
  • Add ketchup and then brown sugar to mixture and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add pork chops back to skillet and cover with brown sugar and onion sauce.
  • Cover and cook another 7-8 minutes until internal temperature of 160° is reached

 

For more Easy Pork chop recipes:

Pork Chop Marinade – A delicious marinade to make juicy pork chops. Also great for a pork loin. 

Simple Stove Top Pork Chops – A deliciously easy pork chop recipe made with dijon mustard and spices.

Saucy Pork Chops – These stovetop pork chops have a tangy apricot flavor that makes them saucy and delicious!

Pork Chops with Honey – A delicious and colorful dinner idea that comes together in minutes.

Bourbon Glazed Pork Chips – Tasty pork chops in a savory bourbon glaze.

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This dish looks amazing. I wish I could eat that right now!

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Tuesday 1st of December 2020

This skillet pork chops will be perfect for our weeknight meal!