Blackened Pork Chops

Here is a great week night recipe that you can use for Pork, Chicken, or Fish.

Ingredients

  • 4 -3/4 to 1” thick, boneless pork chops (about 2 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • Vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, add vegetable oil to a depth of 1/4 inch and place over medium heat while you prepare the chops.
  2. In a pie plate or shallow bowl, combine all seasonings.
  3. In a separate pie plate or shallow bowl, pour melted butter. Dredge each pork chops in butter on both sides, then press each side into seasoning mixture before placing in hot oil.
  4. Repeat with remaining chops. Cook in oil until each side is dark and crusty, about 3-4 minutes, then turn and repeat with opposite side and continue cooking until pork is no longer pink in the center, another 4-5minutes.
  5. Remove cooked pork chops and allow to drain on paper towel lined plate. Serve hot.
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