Crispy Sweet-and-Sour Pork Chops Recipe Begs for Fried Rice (15 Minutes) by Donna John

Crispy Sweet-and-Sour Pork Chops Recipe Begs for Fried Rice (15 Minutes)

Growing up, the only way my mom cooked pork chops was to fry them. The pork chops were always served with a bottle of sweet and sour sauce. Kind of like sweet and sour pork – pork-chop style.

This easy pan-fried pork chop recipe is pretty similar to what my mom made, expect I drizzle the sauce over the pork before serving. And you can make your own sauces! Try this homemade sweet chili sauce recipe and quick sweet and sour sauce recipe.

To make this crispy sweet-and-sour pork chop recipe you will need thin-cut pork chops, garlic powder, flour, vegetable oil and either sweet chili sauce or sweet and sour sauce. This skillet pork recipe is a quick way to get your sweet and sour pork fix. I served this 15-minute recipe with fried rice and crispy spring rolls.

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Cuisine: American / Asian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4


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Recipe Notes

  • You could use thicker pork chops, but it will affect cooking time.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Season both sides of the pork chops with salt, pepper and garlic powder, to taste. Put the flour onto a plate.
  2. Heat about 3 tablespoons of oil in a skillet. Dredge the pork chops in the flour and put into the pan.
  3. Fry until golden brown on one side, about 2 to 3 minutes. Flip them over and cook until golden on the other side and cooked through, about 2 to 3 more minutes.
  4. Remove to serving plates. Drizzle with the sweet and sour sauce or sweet chili sauce.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 397

Total Fat: 28.3g

Saturated Fat: 10g

Cholesterol: 86mg

Sodium: 133mg

Total Carbohydrate: 9.7g

Dietary Fiber: 0.3g

Total Sugars: 3.2g

Protein: 23.4g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 31mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 357mg

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Donna John
Dinner last night. Delish! Can you tell I'm on a pork chop kick?
Elisa Schmitz
Yes, and I'm loving it! Thanks for the delicious recipes. So jealous, LOL!

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