Iron Skillet Garlic Brown Sugar Pork Chops
- 2 large thick-cut bone-in (boneless works too) pork loin chops, 1 inch thick, (about 1 lb. each)
- 4 Tbl. butter
- Rub Mix
- 1/4 C Dark Brown Sugar
- 1/2 t seasoning (Slap Ya Mama cajun, five spices, all-purpose Mrs. Dash)
- 1/2 t salt
- 1/2 t coarse ground black pepper
- 1/2 t garlic powder
- 1/2 t paprika
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 35mins
Adapted from wildflourskitchen.com
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In small to medium-sized bowl, mix rub ingredients well
Pat rub mix onto each side of both chops
In cast iron skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat
Place chops into skillet and fry each side for 4 minutes each (8 minutes total)
When side two is done, turn chops and pop into preheated oven.
Bake for 4 minutes. Turn chops, baste & bake for 4 more minutes
Turn chops, baste and bake for 4 minutes more or until done in the center. (*Total cooking time, frying and baking, is about 20 minutes for super thick-cut chops. Bake less for thinner chops).
Remove chops to plates and let rest a few minutes before serving.