There are so many ways to cook pork chops to perfection. Our favorite is to quickly pan sear then oven bake for maximum deliciousness. This easy recipe is sure to be your next summer standout. Butter, herbs, and garlic oh my!

What You'll Need

  • mixing bowls
  • spatula or cooking tongs
  • Chef's knife
  • whisk
  • basting brush
  • cast iron skillet
  • measuring cups
fresh garlic cloves

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  • 4 pork chops, boneless
  • bunch of fresh chopped rosemary
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • ½ stick of butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • salt and pepper


Step #1: Prep Ingredients

Remove rosemary leaves from woody stems, then rough chop until there's 1 tbsp. Melt butter in microwave in small mixing bowl. Peel and mince garlic cloves. Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Step #2: Start In The Skillet

Heat avocado oil in cast iron skillet over medium heat. While that's warming up, sprinkle both sides of pork chop liberally with salt and pepper. Mix rosemary and garlic into melted butter bowl.

chops in skillet with rosemary and garlic

Step #3: Pan-Seared Perfection

In warmed skillet, sear chops for 3 minutes on each side until there's a little bit of a crust. Douse with the garlic-rosemary-butter concoction.

Step #4: Beautifully Baked

Finish the pork chops in the preheated oven, about 12-15 minutes.

Step #5: Serve, and enjoy!

Add some more garlic-rosemary-butter to serve. Sprinkle once more with salt and pepper, and it's time to delight in pork chop dining. This dish pairs well with a roasted green vegetable like asparagus or a great summer salad!

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