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Italian Breaded Pork Chops

Italian Breaded Pork ChopsA simple answer to the question of what’s for dinner. Italian-seasoned breaded pork chops sauté quickly to a golden brown. Serve with a tomato and cucumber salad with Italian dressing, green peas and crusty breadsticks.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 pork chops, 3/4-inch thick
1/4 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 large egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vegetable oil

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine crumbs and cheese in shallow bowl.
  2. Dip chops in egg and coat with crumb mixture.
  3. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chops. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 160°F (70°C).

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 264 calories; Protein: 23 grams; Fat: 17 grams; Sodium: 450 milligrams; Cholesterol: 95 milligrams; Saturated Fat: 8 grams; Carbohydrates: 10 grams; Fiber: 0 grams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.