Seared Garlic Herb Pork Chops

garlic pork chops recipe
Seared garlic herb pork chops recipe

Our garlic herb pork chops are coated generously in garlic butter and herbs, using a very hot cast iron or skillet gives it a beautiful sear on the outside and retain all the juice and moisture inside the perfectly selected slices of pork chops. This is a great go-to date night recipe as it is easy with a gourmet finish. This pork chop dish is perfect with a side salad. These nicely seared garlic herb pork chops, will be tender and dripping with juices with each cut. Served with a bowl of fresh salad and a glass of your favourite red wine to top it off. A perfect seared recipe that doubles as a fun idea for a dinner date.


for 2 servings

  • 1 ½ lb pork chops (2 bone in pork chop) 
  • Olive oil 
  • Garlic butter 
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic 
  • Fresh herbs 
  • 2 teaspoons thyme 
  • 2 teaspoons parsley 
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger 
  • ½ teaspoon salt 
  • 1tablespoon grounded pepper 
  • Fresh mixed leaf salad

Let’s go! 


  1. Rinse pork chop and pat dry. 
  2. Combine garlic butter, garlic, thyme, parsley, herbs, ginger, salt and pepper in a bowl. After mixing these ingredients together generously coat the pork chops evenly covering it completely. Marinate overnight or up to 1 hour if you are preparing it straight away. 
  3. Heat a large cast iron or skillet over high heat then add olive oil. Before adding the pork chops remove any visible garlic pieces to prevent it from burning too quick. 
  4. Add pork chops and cook on each side for 1 min. Use a spatula to press the meat so it creates a nice sear on each side. Reduce to medium heat, flip chops after every minute for 10 mins. 
  5. After 10 mins turn off the stove. Add garlic butter and thyme. Once butter is melted use a spoon to coat both pieces of meat 5-10 times. Allow chops to rest for 4 mins before slicing.
  6. Serve the pork chops with salad or your favourite sides.
  7. ENJOY!

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