Pan Fried Bone-In Pork Chops

  • 1teaspoon garlic powder
  • 14teaspoon paprika
  • 12teaspoon salt
  • 12teaspoon pepper
  • 14teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 4bone-in-rib pork chops 
  • 12cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp butter

Directions:

  1. Combine the garlic powder, paprika, salt, pepper, and cayenne in a bowl.
  2. Place the flour in a dish. Pat the chops dry with paper towels. Cut 2 slits about 2 inches apart through the fat on the edges of each chop
  3. Season both sides of the chops with the spice mixture, then dredge the chops lightly in the flour (DON'T discard the flour). Transfer to a plate and let rest for 10 minutes.
  4. Warm butter in pan (not too hot, don't want to burn the butter!)
  5. Add the oil to warmed butter in the pan and heat over medium-high heat until just smoking. Return the chops to the flour dish and turn to coat. Cook the chops until well browned, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  6. Serve and enjoy!