Quick Thick Cut Pan Seared Pork Chops
You're 30 minutes from amazing pork chops. Pan-seared and finished in the oven basted with fragrant herbs and butter.
- 2 - 4 1" thick pork chops
- salt and pepper
- 4 tbs butter
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tbsp fresh chives minced
Pat the pork chops dry.
Heat 2 tbs butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat, until melted, swirling to coat. Meanwhile, preheat the broiler.
Cut hash marks into the pork chops and season with salt and pepper.
In the prepped skillet, place the pork chops in gently to hot skillet and brown for 2 to 4 minutes.
Flip when a nice golden crust has formed, sprinkle the garlic over top and cook 2 to 4 minutes longer.
Dollop the remaining butter over top each chop and slice into the broiler to finish cooking until the pork temps at 140 degrees.
Remove from oven, baste in the melted butter. Cover and let rest for 2 to 4 minutes before sprinkling with the chives and serving hot.
Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 203mg | Vitamin A: 775IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 12mg