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Quick Pan Fried Barbecue Pork Chops

Less than 30-minute, easy to prepare, darn delicious Pan Fried Barbecue Pork Chops. A 'one-pan' dish that is perfect for any time of the year! 
Prep Time 17 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 8 pork chops

Ingredients

  • 8 (1/2 to 3/4-inch thick) bone-in center-cut pork loin chops
  • salt (enough to season chops)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper (plus extra to season chops)
  • 4 Tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teapsoon garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • chopped green onions

Instructions

  • Season both sides of each pork chop with enough salt and pepper. 
  • Then, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add 2 Tablespoons of oil.
  • Place 4 chops at a time into the hot pan and let brown without disturbing for about 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Remove the 4 chops and place onto a plate. Pour in the remaining oil and brown the other 4 chops.
  • Meanwhile, combine the spices, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, mustard, vinegar, sugar, barbecue sauce, and ketchup in a medium bowl, whisking well until homogeneous and free of lumps.
  • Return all 8 chops to the pan, pour on the sauce mixture, and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and let simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with chopped green onions on top. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Suggested sides: steamed, baked, or roasted baby potatoes or sweet potatoes, and a fresh salad (or cooked vegetables such as corn or green beans).
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