23 Budget-Friendly Pork Chop Recipes

Three cheers for inexpensive dinners.

1. Sriracha & Lemon Pork Chops

The easy marinade — of lemon, garlic, soy sauce, Sriracha, and sesame seed oil — makes all the difference. Get the recipe.

2. Apple Cider Glazed Pork Chops

Let’s all agree to move past pork chops and applesauce, shall we? Get the recipe.

3. Cheese & Potato Stuffed Pork Chops

This version uses thick-cut, bone-in pork chops — and you can learn how to easily stuff them here.

4. Lemon Rosemary Pork Chops with Arugula

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5. Bruschetta-Style Pork Chops


Savory pork + tangy balsamic + sweet tomatoes. Get the recipe.

6. Bourbon Molasses Pork Chops

Fact: There’s always time for bourbon. Get the recipe.

7. Easy HomemadeTonkatsu

Total time from prep to plate for this Japanese-style pork cutlet: 25 minutes. Get the recipe.

8. Pork Chop & Potato Casserole


Sear the pork chops on the stovetop for just a few minutes until they brown. Then layer them underneath a glorious shield of potatoes and cheddar — and bake away. Get the recipe.

9. Lighter Oven-Baked “Fried” Pork Chops

The trick to the super crispy outer layer? A crust of panko + cornflakes crumbs. Get the recipe.

10. Pork Chops with Corn, Bacon & Marsala

Pork on pork. Get the recipe.

11. Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Creamy Herb Sauce

Avoid the dreaded dry chop by letting these simmer on low for 6 to 8 hours in the Crock Pot. Get the recipe.

12. Baked Parmesan Panko Pork Chops

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13. Balsamic Onion-Topped Pork Chops


Serve these on their own, or with a side of rice and fresh veggies. Get the recipe.

14. Apple Cider & Sage Pork Chops with Caramelized Apples

Cider glaze is so underrated. Get the recipe.

15. Easy Weeknight Pork Chops with Mac & Cheese


This version uses boxed mac ‘n’ cheese for maximum weeknight-age. Get the recipe.

16. 30-Minute Pork & Ramen Stir Fry

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17. Grilled Orange Sriracha Pork


The sweet and spicy glaze — of citrus, Sriracha, honey, butter, soy sauce, and cherry peppers — works well on chicken and seafood too. Get the recipe.

18. One Pan Tuscan Pork Chops

Serve over pasta, rice, or zucchini noodles — or enjoy on its own. Get the recipe.

19. Pork Marsala with Mushrooms & Shallots

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20. Almond-Crusted Pork Chops with Dijon

Fair warning that you’ll want to put the creamy dijon sauce on just about everything. (So make extra!) Get the recipe.

21. Pork Parmesan with Easy Homemade Marinara

Because it can’t ALWAYS be about chicken. Get the recipe.

22. Pork Chops Stuffed with Spinach and Sundried Tomatoes

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23. Barbecue Pork Chops with Grilled Peaches

The brighter, the better. Get the recipe.

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