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Baked Pork Chops

These tender and juicy baked pork chops are practically fail-proof! Learn how to make perfect pork chops in the oven with a delectable herb butter sauce to take it to the next level.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time18 minutes
Total Time23 minutes
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked pork chops, pork chops
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 408kcal


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 pork chops boneless
  • salt and pepper

Herb Butter Sauce

  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary minced
  • 1 ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt


Herb Butter

  • In a small saucepot, melt the butter over low heat.
  • Add the rest of the sauce ingredients and whisk together; set aside.

Pork Chops

  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Pat down both sides of the pork chops using a paper towel, making sure they are completely dry. Season liberally with salt and pepper.
  • In a cast iron or other oven-safe skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat until it is hot and starts to shimmer.
  • Add the pork chops to the pan and brown on both sides, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Remove from heat, pour over the herb sauce, making sure all the pork chops get a good coating.
  • Move the pan to the oven and bake until they reach an internal temperature of 145F, about 12 minutes depending on thickness.
  • Let rest for 5 minutes, then remove to a plate and pour the remaining pan sauce over to garnish.


Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 676mg | Potassium: 691mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 2mg