How to Cook Thin Boneless Pork Chops on the Stove

How to Cook Thin Boneless Pork Chops on the Stove

Many have found themselves in situations where we need to make a recipe in a short time. And if you love pork chops, you may feel getting it done quickly is a pipe dream. But the reverse is the case with this recipe. With thin boneless pork chops, you can hustle up a delicious and alluring dish in a matter of minutes.

Thin boneless pork chops cook quickly, so the stove is the best way to make sure they stay that way. Plus, the recipe is so simple; you’d doubt the incredible tenderness and juiciness you get from it.

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How to Cook Thin Boneless Pork Chops on the Stove.

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How to Cook Thin Boneless Pork Chops on the Stove.....

Stovetop Boneless Pork Chops- What You Should Know

While it’s exciting to know you can quickly round up a fantastic serving of thin boneless pork chops, be sure to keep these suggestions in mind;

Don’t Overdo the Seasoning-Thin boneless pork chops have enough fat in them to infuse a flavorful effect in the meat. So, you won’t need to go all out with the seasoning, as a mix of pepper and salt will give it the expected exquisite taste. But you’re free to combine other seasoning and spic options- don’t use too much.

Still, you may wish to add more complexity to the flavor of the pork chops. If so, you may consider options like paprika, black pepper, rosemary, cumin, and coriander. Other suggestions include marjoram and caraway as well as powdered garlic, ginger, or onion.

Use Fairly High Heat-The thinness of these boneless pork chops make them cook fast on the stove. As such, only sear the meat over reasonably high heat to not rush the cooking. If the heat is too high, the surface will burn faster than the insides will cook.

Cooking Thin Stovetop Boneless Pork Chops

For a quick summary of how to cook these thin boneless pork chops on the stove, take a look at these steps;

Prepare the Boneless Pork Chops

Whether the pork chops are fresh or brought out of the fridge, be sure to dry them with paper towels to soak out any excess moisture. Wet pork chops won’t brown properly on the hot pan or skillet.

Season the Boneless Pork Chops

Once the pork chops are dried, sprinkle your desired seasoning mix on the meat and rub it into every part of the surface.

Prepare the Pan or Skillet

Set the skillet or pan over medium-high heat and let it get hot. Then add any oil with a high smoke point to the pan and leave it to heat. A good option for this purpose is grapeseed oil.

Cook the Boneless Pork Chops

Once the oil is shimmering hot, carefully place the thin boneless pork chops on the pan or skillet. You’ll hear a sizzle as the meat touches the pan. Let it cook for about three minutes, then flip and cook the other side simultaneously. You must cook the boneless pork chops to an internal temperature of 145F. So, be sure to check for this with a meat thermometer.

Rest the Boneless Pork Chops

When the pork chops are done, set down and let them sit on a plate for three to five minutes. This way, the juice will be reabsorbed by the meat, giving it a juicy texture. Then serve the thin boneless pork chops with any side dish you wish.

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How to Cook Thin Boneless Pork Chops on the Stove...

Stovetop Boneless Pork Chops (4 Servings)

  • Author: Bobby


  • Four boneless pork chops, ¾ inch thick
  • Two tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • Black pepper, freshly ground
  • Kosher salt
  • A pinch of onion powder (per side)
  • A bit of garlic powder (per side)


  1. Dry the thin pork chops with paper towels and set them aside. Then, season the meat on each side with salt and spices.
  2. Heat the skillet at medium-high until it’s scalding. Then, add the oil and let it shimmer.
  3. Carefully place the pork chops in the pan and cook for three minutes. You’ll notice a deep brown color with a golden hue. Flip the pork chops and let the other side cook for about the same time. Confirm the internal temperature with a probe thermometer as it cooks.
  4. When the pork chops reach internal doneness of 145F, bring them down and let them rest for three to five minutes. Then serve as you please.

More ways to cook thin boneless pork chops on the stove can be viewed in this video.