Chili-Spiced Pork Chops Recipe
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Chili-Spiced Pork Chops Recipe

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I like my food spicy, and my husband likes his mild. This pleasantly spiced dish makes us both happy—and our son enjoys it, too. It's easy to make, and I always have all the ingredients on hand. —Andrea Keith of Kentwood, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 6 bone-in pork rib chops (7 ounces each, 3/4 inch thick)

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop: 299 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 120mg cholesterol, 448mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, chili powder and seasoned salt. In another shallow bowl, combine the egg and milk. Dip chops in egg mixture, then coat with crumb mixture.
  2. Transfer to a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake 20-25 minutes or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°). Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Texas-Flavored Pork Chops in Light & Tasty December/January 2005, p27

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ano1942 User ID: 8458657 263544
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2017

"Family agrees the chops were tasty, but something we'd only eat on an occasional basis."

homemadewithlove User ID: 4311884 256340
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2016

"easy recipe. Family liked the flavor and crispy texture."

muffbear74 User ID: 209131 227049
Reviewed May. 27, 2015

"quick and easy with ingredients I keep on hand."

luigimon User ID: 1692040 221526
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2015

"I didn't think these were very spicy, which is how I prefer. I did follow the recipe exactly. The flavor was amazing and I will make this again! So easy, perfect for a week night."

Shoes58 User ID: 2519954 79128
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2014

"Good pork chops! Next time I'm going to use a rack in the baking pan to see if the under side of the pork could be less soggy,"

MY REVIEW User ID: 4441258 131554
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2013

"another quick and easy recipe, and yummy

hubby doesn't like the spice, but i do .."

mreilly615 User ID: 2340136 131552
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

"Very good."

Hodaggirl85 User ID: 6378987 66884
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2012

"My husband is NOT a fan of baked pork chops but he said I could definitely make this recipe again! He loved it!"

nikkipal2003 User ID: 4074201 57961
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2012

"My Husband and I loved this recipe. I will definitely make it again."

MY REVIEW User ID: 2390144 64150
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2012

"Very good and very easy. I used unseasoned bread crumbs and then added my own spice mixture to our tastes."

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