Basil Pork Chops

Basil Pork Chops

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"These tender, glazed chops sent in by Lisa Gilliland of Fort Collins, Colorado, get great flavor from a little brown sugar, chili powder and dried basil. The fast-cooking entree is sure to make a regular appearance at your dinner table."
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25 m servings
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  1. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, basil, salt and chili powder. Gradually stir in 1 tablespoon oil until crumbly. Rub over both sides of pork chops.
  2. In a large skillet, cook pork in remaining oil over medium heat for 7-8 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.

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This recipe was wonderful and super easy to make. Hubby and kids loved it and really only took minutes to make. I did however add alittle more chili powder and brown sugar the second time for ...

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This came out pretty good - moist and tasty, but the brown sugar seemed to overpower the other flavors. (I used cilantro and cumin instead). Next time I'd use less brown sugar to cut the sweetne...

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This recipe was wonderful and super easy to make. Hubby and kids loved it and really only took minutes to make. I did however add alittle more chili powder and brown sugar the second time for ...

I thought these chops were delicious, and the kids loved them too! I omitted a bit of the brown sugar because of some of the reviews, but I wish I hadn't. I thought they would have been even bet...

These were great! The only thing I changed was that I added garlic powder, but I add garlic to everything! My son who is a very picky eater and not fond of Pork Chops, said he gave these a 4.5 o...

These were the best pork chops I've ever had. So good! I plan on making them again with a little more spiciness. They were a little sweet for my taste, but still, the best chops I've ever had. H...

The only changes I made to the recipe were to brine my chops first (to ensure a tender, juicy chop) then I rinsed them & patted them dry & followed the recipe. I topped them w/ Caramelized Onion...

This is my favorite pork recipe! It's so easy to throw together and the results are wonderful! Thank you Lisa for such a yummy recipe! The only thing I've changed is to add a dash or two of ga...

This came out pretty good - moist and tasty, but the brown sugar seemed to overpower the other flavors. (I used cilantro and cumin instead). Next time I'd use less brown sugar to cut the sweetne...

Just be sure not to have your pan too hot. The coating will turn to candy with all the sugar! Otherwise this is the perfect pork chop recipe!

It's hard to find a good recipe for pork chops that satisfy everyone, but this one did it. I didn't change a thing and will use this over and over as it was absolutely fabulous! Great meld of fl...

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