Zippy Breaded Pork Chops Recipe
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Zippy Breaded Pork Chops Recipe

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Need a perky update for pork chops? These chops with ranch dressing and a light breading will bring a delightful zing to your dinner table. —Ann Ingalls, Gladstone, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/3 cup prepared ranch salad dressing
  • 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick and 8 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop: 201 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 437mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Place salad dressing in a shallow bowl. In a separate shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs and cheese. Dip pork chops in dressing, then in crumb mixture, patting to help coating adhere.
  2. Place on a rack in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake 15-20 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Breaded Pork Chops in Country Woman May/June 1995, p37

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Summersh User ID: 6640270 255367
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2016

"It was ok."

mimirita User ID: 6302531 254485
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2016

"I used OPA ranch dressing and breadcrumbs from my homemade einkorn bread. I added about 1/4 to 1/3 cup dry roasted macadamia nut pieces to the crumbs. I was careful to not let the dressing coat the chops too thickly, given the other reviews. Left out the Parmesan. I had boneless pork loin chops so that's what I used. They were delicious!"

Amercaneagle User ID: 8880104 249539
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2016

"I wish I had read all the reviews first! Using a basting brush to apply the dressing is probably a good idea. I followed the directions exactly, right down to the wire rack with the recommended size pan, 425 degrees but the breading was soggy. It took extra time under the broiler to crisp them up properly. I might consider this recipe again in about 20 years after my husband forgets about it."

MY REVIEW User ID: 7188738 247040
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2016

"Make crumbs using boxed stuffing for a "stuffed pork chop" flavor without the stuffing."

pcakies User ID: 8832613 247001
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2016

"Easy, tasty and I'll definitely make again!"

dawnrosanne User ID: 1014810 246633
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2016


Queenlalisa User ID: 15400 246265
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2016

"Some reviews said these were bland. I added salt and a pretty good bit of pepper and they tasted fine to me. It was a good change from fried. I served with green beans and my roasted ranch potato salad."

judontmesswithme User ID: 7075186 245714
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2016

"This was just a quick, easy recipe to make for pork chops. I was fiending for pork chops so I made this. It was not spectacular, but it did what it was supposed to do: It fed my family. I'll probably use the recipe again."

JoanieK53 User ID: 8355717 245099
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2016

"Delicious and easy. Great using boneless chicken too. I used a light ranch dressing."

castlek User ID: 1056158 241332
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2016

"My family really enjoyed this recipe. I made it exactly as printed. Fast and easy for a weeknight meal."

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