Articles / Skillet Pork Chops

Skillet Pork Chops

Published February 9, 2018

A basic sear-and-simmer technique that provides the foundation for all sorts of experimentation. For instance, replace the garlic with ginger, chopped fresh rosemary, or curry powder; replace the water with chicken stock, canned tomatoes, orange juice, or coconut milk; or replace the vinegar with Dijon or soy sauce. The possible flavor combinations are endless.


  • 4 bone-in shoulder or center-cut loin pork chops (about 1 inch thick; about 2 pounds total), trimmed of excess fat