Parmesan Cheese Coated Pork Chops

Parmesan cheese pork chops: Crispy family dinner greatness

Enjoy family dinner when your meal is ready in under 30-minutes. This parmesan cheese pork chops recipe is tender and crunchy all in one bite.

Parmesan Cheese Coated Pork Chops

When you’ve had a busy week, taking hours to cook dinner is the last thing on your mind. However, you’re hungry and want to enjoy a great meal with your family, don’t you? There are easy ways to upgrade your regular meals and it’s often done by frying it up. These parmesan cheese pork chops are going to become a new family favourite. It’s done in no-time and perfect with a light green salad, coleslaw and some crispy potatoes.

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Parmesan cheese pork chops tips

When making your crumb and egg mixtures, ensure that the crumbs are well seasoned and you can add some paprika to give it some spice. The cheese is a bit salty but seasoning is always important. Ensure that the cheese is finely grated so that everything stays stuck together. After frying, you can also pop these into the air fryer if you prefer using it to a regular oven. Cooking time does depend on the thickness of your pork chops, so ensure to test it to about 70ºC.

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Enjoy family dinner when your meal is ready in under 30-minutes. This parmesan cheese pork chops recipe is tender and crunchy all in one bite.

Last updated on 20 March 2023

Parmesan cheese pork chops recipe

4 from 1 vote
Recipe by Irene Muller Course: DinnerCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 2 eggs

  • 2 tbsp 2 mustard

  • 1 tbsp 1 water

  • 1 cup 1 bread crumbs with 1 teaspoon herbs added

  • ½ cup ½ finely grated Parmesan cheese or any hard cheese

  • 4-6 4-6 pork chops, fat trimmed

  • 2 tbsp 2 olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 204°C.
  • Line a baking tray with tin foil and place a cooling rack inside the baking tray.
  • In a shallow bowl, beat the eggs and water with a fork or whisk, add the mustard and whisk again.  In another shallow bowl, mix the bread crumbs and cheese until well blended.
  • Dip each pork chop in the egg mixture and then coat with bread crumb mixture. The double dipping of the pork into the egg mixture, and then the cheesy crumbs mixture will ensure that the coating will stick to the meat.
  • In a heavy-based frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add the pork chops, fry for 2-3 minutes, turning once until golden brown.
  • Place the pork chops on the rack inside the baking tray and bake for at least 20 minutes or until the pork chops are no longer pink in the middle.


  • Serve with vegetables or a salad.

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