Rubbed Down Pork Chops

Rubbed Down Pork Chops


"Pork chops rubbed down with minced garlic, garlic powder, salt, and pepper are cooked in Worcestershire sauce and water with onions and mushrooms."

Ingredients 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 197 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 197 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 8.1 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 18.3 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 784 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a bowl, mix the garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Rub pork chops on both sides with the garlic powder mixture and the minced garlic.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, mix the Worcestershire sauce and 1/4 cup water. Place pork chops in the skillet, and cook 10 minutes.
  3. Turn chops in the skillet, and pour in remaining 1/4 cup water. Mix in the onion and mushrooms, and continue cooking 10 minutes, or to desired doneness.
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  1. 45 Ratings

Barb A.

Even though we are garlic lovers in this house, after reading the reviews of others, I decided to make a few changes to the recipe. Instead of the 2 tbsp of garlic powder, I sprinkled garlic powder, along with salt and pepper over the chops (so used less than 1 tsp total), then I rubbed in the minced garlic as called for, into the chops. I then browned the chops as Mitzi8 suggested, and then added the water and worchestershire sauce mixture, along with 1 tbsp of balsamic vinegar to the browned chops. While the chops were simmering, I sauteed the mushrooms (doubled the amount) and onions in a small skillet in 2 tsp of butter, and added them to the chops with about 5 minutes left in the cooking. The result was delicious - my husband gave it 'the highest stars.'


I thought this might be too salty with 1 tsp. salt, but followed recipe exactly anyway. They were not too salty,however, I think they were too PEPPERY and the Worcestershire was too prominent in my opinion. I baked an additional 20 minutes @375, after braising the second 10 minutes;due to my chops were really thick. They were juicy and the mushrooms were great, it was quick, and pretty good. Maybe if you added a little something sweet like balsamic vinegar or maple syrup it would of balanced out the flavor more. I will try again, doing that.


very good! instead of putting mine in a skillet, I baked them. I rubbed the pork with the dry ingredients and put them in the oven 350x45minutes. While they were baking I put the minced garlic, worchestershire sauce, and water in a saucepan to heat up, then drizzled it on top when the chops were done. I omitted the onion and mushrooms. But fantastic!!!