Fried Smothered Pork Chops

I just made these delicious Southern-Style Smothered Pork Chops for supper today! Ideal for a quiet family lunch.

Ingredients

– 4 bone-in pork chops, about 1 inch thick

– 1 teaspoon salt

– 1 teaspoon black pepper

– 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, for dredging

– 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

– 1 large onion, thinly sliced

– 2 cloves garlic, minced

– 2 cups chicken broth

– 1 teaspoon paprika

– 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

– 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

– 1 cup buttermilk

– 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, for gravy

Directions

1. Season pork chops with salt and pepper, then dredge in 1/2 cup flour.

2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork chops and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 4-5 minutes per side. Remove and set aside.

3. In the same skillet, add onions and garlic; sauté until soft.

4. Stir in 2 tablespoons flour, then gradually whisk in chicken broth to avoid lumps. Add paprika, thyme, and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a simmer.

5. Return pork chops to the skillet, cover, and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes, or until pork chops are tender.

6. Stir in buttermilk and cook for an additional 5 minutes, adjusting seasoning if necessary.

Recipe Card

Fried Smothered Pork Chops

I just made these delicious Southern-Style Smothered Pork Chops for supper today! Ideal for a quiet family lunch.

  • – 4 bone-in pork chops (about 1 inch thick)
  • – 1 teaspoon salt
  • – 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • – 1/2 cup all-purpose flour (for dredging)
  • – 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • – 1 large onion (thinly sliced)
  • – 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • – 2 cups chicken broth
  • – 1 teaspoon paprika
  • – 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • – 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • – 1 cup buttermilk
  • – 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (for gravy)
  1. Season pork chops with salt and pepper, then dredge in 1/2 cup flour.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork chops and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 4-5 minutes per side. Remove and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, add onions and garlic; sauté until soft.
  4. Stir in 2 tablespoons flour, then gradually whisk in chicken broth to avoid lumps. Add paprika, thyme, and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a simmer.
  5. Return pork chops to the skillet, cover, and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes, or until pork chops are tender.
  6. Stir in buttermilk and cook for an additional 5 minutes, adjusting seasoning if necessary.
Main Course
American
Fried Smothered Pork Chops

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