Best Seasoning for Pork Chops

This article will help you achieve the best of your pork chops. The best seasoning for pork chops should have a perfect mix of sweet and pleasant flavors that can be done by using single and basic ingredients.

This type of pork preparation perfectly balances the sweetness and savory of the flavors. It is simple to blend pork chops with various spices such as ginger, cumin, paprika, and other ingredients.

Best Seasoning for Pork Chops

A Simple Pork Chop Seasoning

There are a number of pork chop preparation techniques. The best and simple one is the Smothered Pork Chop Seasoning which takes you less than 30 minutes to prepare.

Why Smothered Pork for your dinner? It is such a pleasant taste of fatty and juicy pork made by mixing simple ingredients together and takes less time.

  • To achieve this, you need to coat pork chop lightly in flour and fry it to a crisp- like golden color. Then fold it in a foil to keep warm as you make a sauce from mixing fat and juices discharged slowly from the pork.
  • Fry onion slices until they are soft and sweet for about 10 minutes. Add spices like garlic, thyme or any of your choice and cook them simultaneously. You may also add some flour, a cup of milk and some vinegar to give it a sour taste.
  • Allow it to simmer until it is completely cooked before serving it with smashed potatoes or white rice.

Spices good for Pork

Some of the spices that you can add to your pork chops include:

Some of these spices give pork chops a sharp flavor. Caraway for instance penetrates fatty pork to enhance its flavors and sweetness.

Cumin is another spice that adds intense quality and a pleasant taste to pork preparation and it works well with other spices.

Ginger contains the pepper-like taste that helps to tame strong pork flavors. It is graded and used together with other spices. Garlic works closely as ginger with sulfur-containing flavors. Fresh garlic is used when cooking pork slowly and garlic powder is best for cooking pork on a rack over a heated source or when smoking pork.

Best Seasoning for a Pan-fried Pork Chop

The best seasoning for pork chops might be quite a tough exercise for many pork eaters. This is because they are much concerned with the eating rather than looking at the flavor-containing pork and how those flavors were added. Seasoning is the way to go!

I have mentioned down here quite a number of ways in which you can use to prepare Pork chops by adding natural flavors blending them before cooking.

  1. Number one way is by use of salt and pepper. Rub these on the pork chop and allow it to absorb for about 30 minutes. The brine will enhance seasoning of pork without tasting salty.
  2. Another way is by use of herbs and spices like brown sugar, cumin, garlic, onion powder, and chili powder. Rubbing them on the pork will help complement the pork. The Brown sugar will enrich the pork with pleasant flavors and makes it a bit sweet.
  3. Use reasonable amounts of herbs and spices and mix them together and store it in an air-tight container or refrigerator before cooking.
  4.  Allow the seasoning contents inside the fridge still for about 30 min- 2 hours or even overnight then remove excess by brushing then begin cooking.
  5. Heat oil in a pan over and over until a medium to high heat is reached. Fry pork chops on both sides until its golden brown in color then place it in a plate.
  6. Lower the amount of heat and melt butter as you remove any brown stains in the pan. Fry garlic until a pleasant smell is felt. Add honey, water and vinegar. Increase heat to a medium to high and continue cooking as you stir until the gravy reduces its thickness.
  7. Return pork back into the pan and mix with the sauce and cook for about 3 minutes.
  8. Serve them over with vegetables, salads and rice.


At all times pork chops have remained to be the best meal for supper and dinner for a number of people across the world just because of its taste and flavor and I believe in the years to come, pork chops eating across the globe will be ranked amongst the best meals. So there is a need to learn and know the best seasoning for pork chops.

You may also check on the video on how to prepare and cook seasoned pork chops by 2BrokeCooks here:

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Best Seasoning for Hamburgers.

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