Lemon Panko Sirloin Pork Chops

Serves: 8

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 25 Minutes


1 Smithfield® Roasted Garlic & Herb Pork Sirloin, cut into 8 chops
1 ½ teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
1/4 cup butter
2 cups panko bread crumbs
juice and zest of 2 lemons, divided
2 tablespoons olive oil


1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-heat. Stir in breadcrumbs and cook 2 minutes or until golden, stirring constantly.
2. Lightly sprinkle both sides of chops with black pepper. Working in 2 batches, heat 1 tablespoon oil in large nonstick skillet over medium. Cook 4 chops for 5 to 7 minutes per side until internal temperature reaches 145°F. to 160°F. Set aside on serving platter, cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining 1 tablespoon oil and chops.
3. Drizzle lemon juice over pork chops and spoon about ¼ cup bread crumb mixture on top of each.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 210
Total Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 45 mg
Sodium: 340 mg
Total Carbohydrates: 18 g
Dietary Fiber: 0 g
Sugars: 1 g
Protein: 18 g

Nutrition information for this recipe is approximate and derived based upon supplier information and available reference data. These values may change based on substitutions or additions of ingredients or cooking technique.

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