We’ve rounded up nine juicy recipes that will give an extra flavor boost to the weeknight pork chop dinners you usually whip up. The recipes featured range from easy entrées that can be made in under an hour, to flavorful cooking adventures that require you to make your own glaze.
Header image and recipe for Pan-Fried Pork Chops with Yogurt from CHOW

1. Pork Chops with Cherry Sauce

This recipe combines a tangy mustard rub with a sweet-and-sour cherry sauce to create a memorable pork chop entrée perfect for any night of the week.
Photo and recipe from CHOW

2. Buffalo-Style Pork Chops

Can’t decide between wings and pork chops? Well now you don’t have to, as this recipe has you create a hot Buffalo wing sauce to pour over the pork chops.
Photo and recipe from The Iron You

3. Grilled Pork Chops with Fresh Plum Sauce

Making your own plum sauce is the secret to this recipe: It adds a depth of flavor that can’t be achieved with store-bought sauce.
Photo and recipe from CHOW

4. Braised Pork Chops and Fennel

These braised pork chops are cooked in the same pan as the fennel for a simple one-pot entrée. Serve with a small salad to make this easy meal complete.
Photo and recipe from CHOW

5. Honey Sriracha Skillet Pork Chops

Using honey to sweeten this glaze instead of sugar gives it a healthy twist that complements the spicy Sriracha perfectly. These sweet-sour pork chops are sure to become a regular in your family-meal rotation!
Photo and recipe from Ari’s Menu

6. Apple-Stuffed Pork Chops with Cider Sauce

These apple-stuffed pork chops will remind you of fall but are delicious enough to serve year-round. They also use pumpernickel in the stuffing, for a twist on the standard white breadcrumbs.
Photo and recipe from CHOW

7. Parmesan Breaded Pork Chops

This quick breaded pork chop recipe is the perfect weeknight meal, and you probably already have all the breading ingredients in your pantry.
Photo and recipe from CHOW

8. Brie Smothered Pork Chops with Roasted Grapes

Adding gooey Brie and roasted grapes gives this pork chop recipe elegance and a gorgeous presentation that’ll impress guests at your next dinner party.
Photo and recipe from Reclaiming Yesterday

9. Easy Baked Pork Chops with White Wine–Mustard Sauce

Baked pork chops have a bad reputation for coming out tough, but this recipe uses a two-part cooking process to guarantee that your chops come out of the oven tender and juicy.
Photo and recipe from CHOW

Shelly Westerhausen is the founder of Vegetarian ‘Ventures, a food blog that focuses on planet-based recipes and healthy eating habits. In her free time, you can find her rocking a wolf T-shirt, sipping on hibiscus tea, and working on her magazine, Driftless.

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