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 and they are my kid’s favorite pork chop recipe, They go great with rice or noodles too!
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.
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.
The sauce comes together in the same skillet, which saves time and clean up.
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.
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.
For more great pork chop recipes, check out:
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.
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Skillet Pork Chops Recipe
Skillet Pork Chops
- 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
- 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
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How do you like your pork chops?