Here’s a really quick and simple recipe for some delicious southern fried comfort food. Next to fried chicken, these Southern Fried Pork Chops are a long time family favorite. It really is the “other white meat” as the Pork Council tells us.
- 4 Center Cut Pork Chops about 1/2 inch thick each.
- 1 Cup of All Purpose Flour
- 2 Tablespoons of Corn Starch
- 1 Egg
- 2 Tablespoons of Buttermilk
- 1 teaspoon of Garlic Powder
- 1/2 teaspoon of Salt
- 1/2 teaspoon of Black Pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon of Paprika
- Cooking oil for frying.
- Begin by making the breader.
- In a small mixing bowl, add the Flour, Corn Starch, Garlic Powder, Salt, Black Pepper and Paprika. Stir all ingredients well. Set aside.
- Prepare the egg wash next.
- Break one egg into a small low sided dish.
- Add the buttermilk. Use a fork and stir mixture well.
- Setup your dredge station for convenience.
- One at a time, dip a pork chop in the flour and coat both sides.
- Dip the chop into the egg mixture, coat both sides well.
- Lift and let any excess drip off.
- Place the chop back into the flour mixture and coat both sides and edges.
- Place about 1/2 inch of cooking oil in a skillet over medium heat.
- Test the oil before adding the chops to fry.
- Gently lower the chops into the hot cooking oil, one at a time.
- Watch the bottoms of the chop and when they start to brown, flip the pork chops over. Don’t overcrowd the skillet.
- Let the chops fry for about 6-8 minutes or until done but not over cooked.
- Remove the cooked chops from the skillet, place on a paper towel lined plate and let drain.
- Serve warm and Enjoy.
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