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Spiced Pork Chops Recipe
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Spiced Pork Chops Recipe

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Being a widow who likes to cook big meals, I frequently invite family and friends for dinner. On busy days, I rely on this easy recipe, which I got from a dear friend. It's hearty and satisfying and always gets raves. -Joan MacKinnon, Brooklyn, Nova Scotia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch pepper
  • 4 pork loin chops (about 3/4 inch thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first 10 ingredients. Add pork chops, a few at a time; seal bag and toss to coat.
  2. In a large skillet, brown chops in oil on both sides. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the ketchup, water and brown sugar; pour over chops.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spiced Pork Chops in Taste of Home August/September 1996, p39

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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CookinJH
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2016

"I have had this recipe for many years from an old Taste of Home. Wonderful recipe!!!"

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middjett
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2015

"The coating on the meat was good. But the sauce was well...ketchup with a bit of brown sugar. I could have done the same thing with a bottle of BBQ sauce and had better flavor in the sauce. I will use the spice coating again, and bake the chops, but the rest, no thank you."

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Roommom
Reviewed May. 7, 2015

"Kids loved it"

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JKvigne
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2015

"Very good! Like others mentioned, there was a little too much flour in comparison to the other spices. Next time I'll up the spices!"

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MomB96ofMany
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2015

"This is my favorite way to prepare pork chops. So flavorful, especially the sauce. Even all 7 kids like it!"

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foleyd
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2015

"Followed the recipe exactly. Very tender, moist, and flavorful. A hit with the entire family."

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mimideb6
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2015

"I have made these pork chops for years now. Always a hit with everyone…All ages.Perfect in my book. Just as written !!"

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rmbarr059
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2014

"Yummy recipe. Ended up being a bit overdone even after taking them out 5 minutes early...that's the only reason I give 4 stars. But overall the recipe was good and I would definitely make it again."

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ShannonMLeger
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2014

"Loved these chops......lots of yummy sauce to put over the chops, potatoes, etc. Easy to prepare. I made them in a cast iron skillet so it easily went from stove top to oven in one pan. Less mess to clean up later is a bonus in my books!"

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parksville
Reviewed May. 8, 2014

"A winner in every respect....a five star recipe w/ great flavor! I reduced the flour to 1/4c as suggested and there was plenty to coat the chops. I poured some of the sauce on the bottom of the dish before adding the chops. Served the chops and sauce w/ large egg noodles, but think they would be better w/ mashed potatoes. A keeper for sure."

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