Applewood Seared Pork Chops

Keto Recipes > Dinner

I haven’t made pork chops in a while, so forgive the sear (or lack of) that I got on the chop. I had to cook 4 chops in a pretty small pan, so I didn’t get the heat distribution I wanted. Either way, the recipe turned out delicious and the seasoning is fantastic!

This will be done, fridge to plate, in about 25 minutes. This one used mostly pre-made seasonings, which I have a lot of for some reason – but it was really fast to prep and cook everything. It goes great with the bacon and brussels sprouts recipe I wrote up a while ago. It was a true hit with the family and everyone loved it.

When you’re cooking the pork chops, if you have a cast iron skillet, you should use it. I used my cast iron to cook the brussels sprouts (because there was bacon grease left in it), but I highly recommend it for the pork chops. It will give that sear you’re looking for.

As always, I’d love to hear your own twists/creations/progress in the comments below!

Yields 4 Pork Chops

The Preparation

The Execution

1. Measure out your spices.

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2. Season one side of the pork chop liberally.

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3. Flip over and season the second side of the chop. If you have any extra spices, use it to rub on the sides of the meat.

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4. Add 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil to a pan and bring to medium heat.

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5. Once the pan is hot, add your pork chops.

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6. Cover your pan and cook for 10-11 minutes.

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7. Flip your pork chops after they have cooked on one side and cover the pan. Continue cooking for 5 minutes.

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8. Remove the lid from the pan, and flip the pork chops one last time (to the original side). Let this cook on highest heat for 2 minutes.

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9. Remove from the pan and cover with foil to rest for 5 minutes.

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10. Serve with brussels sprouts liberally coated in oil and butter. The bacon brussels sprouts go really well with this!

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Each chop is 265 Calories, 12g Fats, 1.9g Net Carbs, and 36g Protein. So make sure you serve with a fatty side dish.

Applewood Seared PorkchopsCaloriesFats (g)Carbs (g)Fiber (g)Net Carbs (g)Protein (g)
4 Pork Chops102048000144
2 tsp. Powdered Ranch2004040
1 tsp. Applewood Rub802020
1/2 tsp. Mrs. Dash Table Blend500.500.5
1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder501010
Totals1058487.507.5144
Applewood Seared Pork Chops

Each chop is 265 Calories, 12g Fats, 1.9g Net Carbs, and 36g Protein. So make sure you serve with a fatty side dish.

The Preparation

  • 4 Bone-In Pork Chops
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp. Hidden Valley Powdered Ranch
  • 1 tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp. Grill Mates Applewood Rub
  • 1/2 tsp. Mrs. Dash Table Blend
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper

The Execution

  1. Measure out your spices and season both sides of the pork chop well.
  2. Add 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil to your pan and bring to medium temperature.
  3. Put your pork chops in and cover the pan with a lid.
  4. Let this cook for 10-11 minutes on one side, then flip.
  5. Cover the pan again and let it cook for 5 minutes on the second side.
  6. Uncover, turn to highest heat and flip over one last time.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes on highest heat and then remove from the pan to rest.
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