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#TMCKitchenSeries: Breaded Parmesan Chops

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I was waiting for my preschooler outside the classroom so I decided to browse my reliable online magazines to keep me busy. Then I came across this simple recipe, which includes breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese and pork chop. It’s been a while since I last set foot on the kitchen and cook something for the family. So I told my ever-reliable yaya that it’s my turn to cook dinner. 

Say hello to Breaded Parmesan Chops. Breaded Parmesan Chops 1It’s pretty easy. Start by seasoning pork chops with salt and pepper. Set aside. In my case, I use butterfly cut because it’s much easier to chew. Also, I cut it in thin strips so it will cook faster.Breaded Parmesan Chops 2Then, prepare three shallow containers. Pour parmesan cheese on Container 1, then beat an egg and a tablespoon of water on Container 2 and combine bread crumbs, basil leaves and a sprinkle of rosemary on Container 3. The reason why I added a tablespoon of water on egg is to prevent the egg from sticking on the pan during frying. Also, I prefer adding basil and rosemary on breadcrumbs for more flavor. Breaded Parmesan Chops 3Coat the pork in this order: parmesan – egg + water – breadcrumbs mixture. Once you’re done, place the coated pork on the freezer for 30 minutes to an hour to keep the coating firm and won’t fall easily during frying. Breaded Parmesan Chops 4When the coating is firm enough, pour oil on the pan and heat it over medium-high heat. Work in batches according to the size of your pan. Make sure not to overcrowd the pan to make sure that the pork will get cooked properly. Cook thoroughly until both sides are well-browned. Breaded Parmesan Chops 5Serve with rice and buttered veggies on the side. 

What do you think mommas? Easy, isn’t it? 

Ayi

A former law student turned stay-at-home mom of two. Join me and read my adventures as I go through this crazy world called parenting and mommy-hood.

24 Comments

  1. Nicole Paler

    definitely cooking this recipe for friday! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

    13 . Jul . 2015
    • Ayi

      You’re welcome πŸ™‚

      14 . Jul . 2015
  2. Vance

    It looks like some kind of nuggets. But i guess it tastes better because of the presence of parmesan. Kids will surely love this recipe.

    13 . Jul . 2015
    • Ayi

      Manipis kasi πŸ™‚ I like cooking pork in thin and small sizes so its easier to cook πŸ™‚

      14 . Jul . 2015
  3. Monica

    Looks yummy and easy to do. Thanks for the tip about putting in freezer first. I always make breaded stuff but don’t put in freezer. Will try that next time : )

    13 . Jul . 2015
    • Ayi

      I used to do that too before. But i read somewhere that putting in the freezer helps – and it does! πŸ™‚

      14 . Jul . 2015
  4. sarah tirona

    this looks superrr good! will try w my air fryer

    14 . Jul . 2015
  5. chasen

    Thanks for sharing this recipe.

    14 . Jul . 2015
  6. May De Jesus-Palacpac

    looks good and easy to do. i wonder if cheap parmesan is good enough?

    14 . Jul . 2015
    • Ayi

      Yes mommy May, I just used the American Heritage parmesan cheese. I don’t know where to get fresh parmesan eh :))

      14 . Jul . 2015
      • May De Jesus-Palacpac

        Ooh, haha, I was referring to that brand nga. πŸ™‚ Thanks.

        14 . Jul . 2015
        • Ayi

          Expensive ang Kraft and other brands! Hehehe. That’s why I opted for the smaller one. P97 lang ata :)) You’re welcome πŸ™‚

          14 . Jul . 2015
  7. Maan Laxa

    This looks delicious! Sayang we’re off pork now, but the carnivore in me wants to try it!

    14 . Jul . 2015
  8. Lariza Garcia

    good tip for baon, kakasawa na din ung tocino and longanisa eveyday

    14 . Jul . 2015
  9. Joy Domingo Gurtiza

    Yum! I’ve been looking for Pork recipe ikaw lang pala meron! I’ll try this for baon! πŸ™‚

    15 . Jul . 2015
    • Ayi

      Hehehe. Sana magustuhan ng kids mo mommy πŸ™‚

      15 . Jul . 2015
  10. Kat Rodriguez

    Looks yummy and easy to make. Another recipe to try.

    15 . Jul . 2015
  11. Louisa Mercado (@2livelovelaugh5)

    Looks easy enough to make. Something I can make. πŸ™‚

    15 . Jul . 2015
  12. Mommy Levy

    I will try this, I will use chicken breast instead of pork.

    15 . Jul . 2015
  13. Alarcon Alfonso Noel Ruth

    Thanks for the easy recipe mommy! But will use chicken fillet naman instead of pork.

    16 . Jul . 2015
  14. Ma.Me.Mi.Mommy

    Oh, I’ve never thought to add herbs with the bread crumbs before. I will try nga next time. Plus the parmesan step beforehand. πŸ™‚

    17 . Jul . 2015
    • Ayi

      The herbs add more flavor to the pork kaya mas masarap πŸ™‚ You can try oregano and basil together πŸ™‚

      17 . Jul . 2015
  15. Viva Kitchen Goddess

    Anything with cheese is yummy. I think you can also substitute fish fillet instead of pork πŸ™‚

    19 . Jul . 2015
  16. mumwrites (@vixquips)

    i am getting tired of my usual pork chop dish, it’s about time i try this recipe out. i hope my little man will like it as he is not too fond of porkchop

    14 . Sep . 2015

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