easy skillet pork chops

Easy Skillet Pork Chops

These easy skillet pork chops will have you begging for seconds. Gone are the days of tough, dry pork. Say hello to succulent, juicy pork chops
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 servings


For the brine

  • 2 cups room temperature water
  • 2 tablespoons salt

For the pork chops

  • 2 Pork chops bone in
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon provencal herbs or other dried herbs
  • salt & pepper to taste


Brine Method

  • Place pork chops in a shallow bowl. Make enough brine to cover your pork chops by combining 1 tablespoon of salt for every one cup of warm water.
  • Cover the bowl and refridgerate up to four hours.

Pork Chops Method

  • When ready to cook
  • Pre-heat oven to 400ºF/200ºC
  • Remove pork chops from brine and pat dry with paper towels. Coat both sides of the pork chops with olive oil and season with salt, pepper and provencal herbs.
  • Heat cast iron skillet over medium-high heat on stovetop.
  • Place pork chops in skillet and sear the underside for about 3 minutes.
  • Flip the pork chops and place the skillet into the pre-heated oven for about 10-12 minutes.