Southern Pork Chops Recipe

picture of a plate of fried southern pork chops

Southern pork chops are a delicious treat.  My wife makes this recipe for me all the time and the pork chops are always delicious, making for an enjoyable dinner.  Funniest of all, is my son enjoyed eating fired porks chops more than me.

My usually side dish is homemade mashed potatoes, with gravy, green beans, and warm rolls.  My son prefers you eat his pork chops with either macaroni and cheese or french fries.  For drinks we either have cold iced tea or homemade lemonade.

Here is the southern-style pork chops recipe for your enjoyment.

Southern Style Pork Chops

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 6 pork chops, 1 inch thick
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

Cookware and Utensils:

  • 1 large heavy or cast iron skillet
  • 1 measuring spoons

Recipe Instructions:

As always the key to great cooking is to be prepared and to use quality ingredients.

  1. Prepare pork chops 1-hour before cooking.
  2. Rinse pork chops thoroughly under cold running water. Pat your pork chops dry with paper towels and set aside.
  3. In a small mixing bowl combine together seasoned salt, garlic powder, prepared mustard, paprika and black pepper. Mix all of the ingredients together to form your seasoning mixture.
  4. Rub about 3/4 teaspoon of seasoning on each pork chop. Next thoroughly coat each piece of meat with flour and set aside. Now that seasoning is applied, refrigerate pork chops for about 1 hour before cooking.
  5. Heat vegetable oil in heavy skillet over medium heat. When the skillet is hot, add pork chops and brown on both sides for 10-12 minutes. Removed cooked pork chops from skillet and set on paper towels to drain grease.

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Are you looking for a dinner menu idea? If so, serve the southern pork chops with boiled cabbage, corn bread, and macaroni and cheese. Enjoy your meal.

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