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Herb-Rubbed Pork Chops

When company‘s coming and time is short, Sharon Denton in Mount Airy, Maryland relies on this surefire recipe. “It’s healthy, economical and so easy to fix. I just love it,“ she says. But the best recommendation of all? “I‘ve never served these chops without being asked for the recipe!" TASTY TIP: Sharon likes to serve her tasty pork chops with onion-flavored rice, green beans and marinated tomatoes for a fast, fresh and delicious summer spread!
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons sherry or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth


  • In a small bowl, combine the parsley, marjoram, sage, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Brush both sides of pork chops with 1 teaspoon oil; rub with herb mixture.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, cook chops in remaining oil over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove and keep warm. Add broth and sherry or additional broth to skillet, stirring to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil.
  • Return chops to the pan. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4-5 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Serve chops with pan juices.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 221 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 282mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.
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  • Scourge
    Aug 28, 2013

    Was a hit!

  • muffbear74
    Jan 26, 2013

    This was OK. I may not make it again simply because there are a lot of pork chop recipes that I like better.

  • Candlelover1177
    Nov 14, 2012

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  • Jennferr
    Jan 26, 2012

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  • khcrivello
    Jul 10, 2011

    We use this herb rub on chicken, and it's fabulous!

  • karebeardancer
    Feb 8, 2011

    We didn't like this! And was very disappointed as it sounds good. The meat was tough and the flavor strange. I won't be making it again.

  • knipple
    Feb 7, 2011

    Very tasty and I like how it presented on the plate. Will definitely make again.

  • l2bake
    Dec 5, 2010

    The flavor was wonderful!!

  • pammywammy
    Sep 1, 2009

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  • angelasandoval
    Jun 15, 2009

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