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Cast Iron Pork Chops are a delicious alternative to a big juicy steak! We love that these pork chops get a nice caramelized crust when they're seared. We finish off these thick pork chops in the oven so they're cooked perfectly.
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Cast Iron Pork Chops - Bone in Pork Chops

Nothing beats a butter-topped fatty cut of meat like a Bone-In Pork Chop! You could make a vegetable and share this with someone, but we think it’s actually a pretty perfect meal for one on its own.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cast iron pork chop, pork chop
Servings: 2
Calories: 335kcal


  • Cast Iron Pork Chops - Bone in Pork Chops


  • 12 oz pork chop 2-inch thick bone-in pork chop
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon clarified butter
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • Preheat oven to 400. Pat the pork chop dry and season on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a medium-large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ghee and once melted, sear the pork chop, about 3 to 5 minutes on each side, flipping once. Add the rosemary to the pan.
  • Transfer the pan to the oven and cook until the pork chop is fully cooked (the thickest part should read 145F on an instant-read thermometer), about 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Serve topped with butter.


Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 134mg | Sodium: 671mg | Potassium: 634mg | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg