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Easy Caramelized Onion Pork Chops

"Caramelized onions give the flavor to these easy to make pork chops - yummy! Great with parsley potatoes!"
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45 m servings 47 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 47 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 4g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 692 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Rub chops with 2 teaspoons seasoning salt and 1 teaspoon pepper, or to taste.
  2. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Brown pork chops on each side. Add the onions and water to the pan. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Turn chops over, and add remaining salt and pepper. Cover, and cook until water evaporates and onions turn light to medium brown. Remove chops from pan, and serve with onions on top.

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My grandchildren always ask for this when they visit. I did adjust just one part and it may help someone else. After the pork chops are tender, remove to a heated plate. Leave the cover off t...

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Although I followed previous reviewers' suggestions to decrease the salt and pepper (I decreased the seasoning salt to 2 tsp. and decreased the pepper to 1 tsp.), it was still very salty and pep...

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My grandchildren always ask for this when they visit. I did adjust just one part and it may help someone else. After the pork chops are tender, remove to a heated plate. Leave the cover off t...

Delicious! BUT, I think the second simmer is meant to be uncovered so the liquid can evaporate and onions camelize. About 10 minutes before they were done I had to boil down the liquid. I will...

I received this wonderful recipe today in my daily recipe e-mail. Luckily, I had everything I needed on hand. It had just started cooking and my husband came into the kitchen ...

This was very good!!! My boyfriend is not a big fan of pork chops but he loved this. I browned the chops first, removed them from the pan, added the onions and a teaspoon of sugar. I carmalized ...

Removed the pork chops and carmelized onion and added a bit of beef boullion to the water, plus some cornstarch, and brought it to a boil - thickened up nicely and made a great sauce to drizzle ...

This recipe gave me a good start for something new with pork chops. Here are the changes I made: I used pork loin chops, sprinkled them on both sides with salt, pepper, sweet paprika and cajun ...

Soooo easy and so delicious. My husband, who says he doesn't like pork chops, really loved this dish. I followed the advice of other reviewers and used a little more onion (1 and 1/2 onions)as...

what a nice change from oven baked pork chops! i tood the advice from many of the reviewers and doubled the onion and used chicken broth instead of water. in addition i added some sliced red p...

We really liked the flavor of these and the chops came nice and tender.