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Garlic Butter Juicy Pork Chops Recipe

Garlic Butter Juicy Pork Chops Recipe

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The garlic butter juicy pork chops recipe, buttered with garlic, is so tasty because of the incredible butter sauce. It will take only 15-20 minutes for you to make these pork chops with this recipe.

You will amaze your guests, and they will enjoy this delicious pork chop with butter garlic flavor, as this recipe is one of the best recipes of pork chops I’ve cooked. This roast pork chop is so delicious, thanks to the buttery sauce.

You will use this recipe repeatedly because it is the simplest way to make pork chops in the oven. In just 5 minutes, you prepare everything you need, and in 20 minutes, these pork chops will be on your plate. The butter sauce is straightforward to make.

When melting butter in a microwave oven, just add ground garlic and chopped thyme and mix it well. After that, pour butter sauce over the pork chops and bake them. 

This wafer of white butter is the secret of this roast recipe of pork chops, as it will help keep the pork so juicy and moist.

The best part of this recipe is that it requires a few essential ingredients, but it is so tasty.

What you need for perfect Pork Chops:

  • Garlic
  • High-quality Butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh Pork Chops
  • Thyme

Leave the Pork chops in the oven until they reach the temperature of 150 degrees F. Measure it with a meat thermometer by placing it in the thick part of the pork chops.

Also, check out these garlic butter pork chops in an air fryer!

How to make Garlic Butter Juicy Pork Chops Recipe

In my variant, the best way to make a delicious and gentle pork chop is to cook them on the stove using a cast iron skillet and bake them in the oven. This way, pork chops will get a golden brown and beautiful bark from the outside, but from the inside, they will stay juicy and delicate.

Garlic Butter Juicy Pork Chops Recipe

Baking Pork Chops in the Oven:

  • Heat the oven to 380 ° Fahrenheit. Then use salt and pepper to season them well. You decide the amount of salt and pepper according to your taste.
  • Place five small spoonfuls of butter in a bowl and place in a microwave or regular oven. Add garlic and thyme (mother’s whey) once it melts. Stir well and leave it to rest. Warm the olive oil in the pan on medium heat, and when the frying pan is really hot, add pork chops and cook them until they get brown.
  • Take the pork chops and pour the butter sauce over them and put the pan in the oven. Bake the pork chops until they reach 150F. You can measure temperature with a meat thermometer to be sure it has reached the desired doneness. After it’s done, remove them from the oven and pour some of the juicy butter sauce into the remaining sauce. I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I did; please let me know in the comments below!

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Garlic Butter Juicy Pork Chops Recipe


  • 3 sprigs of thyme
  • 4 cloves of minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of grass-fed butter, melted
  • 2 medium-sized pork chops, heritage breed
  • salt and pepper to your liking
  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil


  • First, heat the oven to 380°F.
  • Season the pork chops well with salt and pepper, and do it according to your liking.
  • Third, make the butter sauce by melting five small spoonfuls of butter in the microwave or stove. You can add more butter if you wish.
  • Once it’s melted nicely, add the thyme and garlic (chopped). Stir well, and put aside to rest.
  • Take a cast iron pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat, and once the pan is hot, add your pork chops, and sear them till they have a nice golden brown look. It should take around four minutes for each side.
  • Take the garlic butter mixture and pour it over the pork chops, and place the skillet in the oven.
  • Cook till the pork chops reach an inside temperature of 145 – 150ºF. Again, according to your taste.
  • Take the pan away from the oven, and with a spoon, pour the delicious butter sauce that has been left in the pan onto the pork chops before serving.
  • 374 calories 
  • 36 grams of fat
  • 17 grams of saturated fat
  • 1.5 grams of polyunsaturated fats 
  • 10 grams of monounsaturated fat 
  • 95mg of cholesterol: 
  • 463mg of sodium
  • 183mg potassium 
  • 1 grams of Sugar 
  • 15 grams of protein

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31 thoughts on “Garlic Butter Juicy Pork Chops Recipe”

    • Oh hi, sorry about that. It’s just an iron pan, my grandma used to call it “iron mold” and it just stuck with me.

    • Thanks Linda, yes i’ve had a few questions about that and as i’ve said my grandma called it an “iron mold” when in fact it’s just an iron pan. 🙂

    • Hi there, best way to know is to use meat thermometer, the pork chops are ready when they reach about 150F temperature. For me it takes about 15 minutes, after frying them in the pan, just enough for them to get a nice brown color.

  • These chops are so delicious! I made in the iron skillet and they turned out juicy and so full of flavor. Thank you for sharing!!

    • Great, i’m glad you’ve liked them Roxanne. Do you have the photo so we can share it here? 🙂

  • I have 2 questions, exactly how much butter? 5 spoons, is that tablespoons, teaspoons? Also the garlic, use one clove or more? Should you mince the garlic?

    • Hello Betty, yes the garlic should be minced, however i trow a few whole chunks while cooking, and i use 5 tablespoons of butter in total.

  • I tried this recipe last week for my husband and he said that was the best pork chop he’d ever had. I’m a true skinny cook that loves cooking with love and strive to get the raves from everyone that eats my food. So with all that said guess what he’s having for supper tonight. Thank you for your recipes and I look forward to trying many more. God bless you all.

  • It sounds really good and I’m going to try and make it but I feel that you need to add a little more detail on how much of the ingredients. Like how much thyme ( not cooking time herb thyme), how many garlic cloves, and is it 5tsp or 5 TBS, how many pork chops does it make?

  • Do you cover the pork chops while cooking in the oven? Most iron skillets don’t have a top but wasn’t sure if you needed it to cook them evenly.

  • This recipes was amazing. I can’t wait to make it again. So I thank you for that. However, just my opinion, It was hard to follow. I had to keep going back and forth trying to figure it all out. I like when it says “jump straight to recipe” It’s so much easier to follow.

  • This was the best recipe for pork chops, that I’ve ever tried. I’ve been married 42 years, so that is saying a lot! Delicious, moist and full of flavor. I added fresh rosemary, along with the sage. Outstanding!!

  • This recipe is fantastic and so easy! I made them last night and received so many compliments. I did not have fresh thyme so I used dried but even that didn’t detract from the deliciousness of the recipe!

  • This recipe is amazing! Made it for dinner last night, huge hit with hubby! He even commented that it’s been a long while since he had pork chops. Usually comes out dry but not this one! Definitely a keeper!!! Thanks so much for sharing this

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