Low Carb Pork Chop Recipes: Cheap + Easy + Wholesome + YUM!

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What I’ve learned ’round here is that my family isn’t the only one that loves low carb pork chop recipes! Y’all are as obsessed with including pork chops recipes as staples on your dinner table as much as we are. I’ve shared many pork chop recipes here and they are by far the most popular easy recipe posts on this site! I’ve decided to bless your little pork-loving hearts and create share all the low carb pork chop recipes in this one post for your convenient pleasure. Let’s get on with that comfort food goodness, shall we?!

LOW CARB PORK CHOP RECIPES

Whether for the protein punch, keto diet help, or wholesome value, or you simply love the taste of a good ole pork chop, I’ve got a round up of low carb pork chop recipes to please the whole family. This variety of pork dishes are so unique that you could add one to every week of the month to guarantee an easy and filling meal.

EASY PORK CHOPS RECIPE

One of my favorite quick meals is this easy low carb baked pork chops recipe sure to knock the socks off of you and the family! How can a pork chops recipe have low carb benefits with so much incredible flavor and juiciness. With only three ingredients, it couldn’t be easier!

HOW TO COOK PORK CHOPS SKINNY + FABULOUS EVERY SINGLE TIME

After I shared an image of my “skinny” pork chop meal on Instagram and Facebook, I was bombarded with questions of how to cook pork chops that were crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside – with a lighter fare. I’m glad to share what I’ve learned!

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HOW TO COOK PORK LOIN

When I went searching for how to cook pork loin, there were many recipes calling for aggravating “basting” of juices every few minutes so the meat wouldn’t dry out in the oven.

Um, no thank you, I don’t have the where-with-all to babysit meat in the oven like that. Sooo, I experimented until I created a tender and easy boneless pork loin recipe that’s hands-free after a couple minutes that also doesn’t heat up the house.

Yes, please!

BBQ SLOW COOKER PORK CHOPS

I know we southerners aren’t the only ones that love a great barbecue flavor and there’s nothing like sinking your teeth into tender, slow cooker pork chops that have been infused with rich flavor.

With only the pork chops and a few special seasonings and a secret sauce blend, this is an easy recipe you can set and forget. It’s fun to look like a family meal hero when only minimal work was exerted on this one!

Edible: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.

~Ambrose Bierce

LOW CARB PORK CHOP RECIPES FAQS

HOW CAN YOU TELL IF PORK CHOPS ARE DONE?

If you are unsure, stick a meat thermometer in the center of the chop to make sure the temperature is at least 145 degrees and up to 165 degrees.

WHY ARE MY PORK CHOPS ALWAYS TOUGH?

Because pork chops are such a lean cut of meat from the piglet, it tends to cook very quickly if you aren’t careful. If you following the recipes “as is,” there should not be a tough chop. Who wants that?!

WHAT GIVES PORK CHOPS THAT GOLDEN BROWN COLOR?

When cooking pork chops on the stove, the golden brown color comes from the use of melted butter!

WILL SLOW COOKER PORK CHOPS BE TENDER?

I can only answer about the slow cooker pork chop recipes I’ve tried, and I say yes it you have the liquids and timings correct (like the slow cooker bbq ones).

YOU MAY NEED

Preparing tasty pork chop dishes are only as good as what you prepare and cook them in. The following are certainly not required to crank out some incredibly tasty pork chops, but they sure do make my job so much easier!

Here are some of my favorite kitchen supplies I can’t live without:


Which low carb pork chop recipes are your favorites? Talk to me in the comments!


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I hope the roundup of my family’s favorite low carb pork chop recipes will become some of your family’s favorite meals on the dinner table also. You just can’t beat easy + cheap + low carb!

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8 Comments

  1. Brittany
    May 22, 2019 / 4:16 pm

    Yum Yum Yum I plan to try these out for dinner tonight!

  2. May 22, 2019 / 9:47 pm

    I haven’t cooked pork chops in years because I couldn’t get it right. I’m going to try again now. Thanks!

  3. May 22, 2019 / 10:10 pm

    Pork is one of my favorite dinner meals – especially when I can fit it into my low carb diet. Thank you for sharing!

  4. May 23, 2019 / 9:49 am

    This loos delicious! The tips look very helpful.

  5. May 23, 2019 / 10:20 am

    Low carb pork chops are a staple in my house! I’m actually having them for lunch today. I’ll add this version to the line up!

  6. May 23, 2019 / 10:57 pm

    We love pork chops and it’s also one of our go to dishes since we are on a low carb diet.

    • Shan
      Author
      June 28, 2019 / 6:48 am

      Yay! Let me know what you think!

      shan

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