Oven Fried Pork Chops with Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Oven Fried Pork Chops with Sweet Potato

These Oven Fried Pork Chops with Sweet Potato Hash Browns are a comforting and delicious duo.

Oven Fried Pork Chops with Sweet Potato Hash Browns
Makes 4 servings
  • Pork:
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1¼ cups panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 4 (1-inch-thick) boneless pork loin chops
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Hash browns:
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3⁄4-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. For pork: In a shallow dish, whisk together eggs, 1 tablespoon water, and cornstarch until smooth. In another shallow dish, stir together bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, and salt. Dip pork chops in egg mixture, letting excess drip o . Dredge pork chops in bread crumbs mixture, pressing bread crumbs gently to adhere.
  3. In a large ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add pork, and cook for 4 minutes per side.
  4. Transfer skillet to oven, and bake until pork is cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
  5. Meanwhile, for potatoes: In a shallow microwave-safe dish, combine potatoes and 2 tablespoons water. Cover with plastic wrap, peeling back one corner for steam to escape, and microwave on high until potatoes are softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain well.
  6. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are just tender, about 5 minutes. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and potatoes. Cook, stirring occasionally, until potatoes and vegetables are lightly browned and tender, about 9 minutes; stir in paprika, salt, and pepper. Serve immediately with pork.
Kitchen Tip: Be sure your skillet is well heated before you add the pork chops to ensure that the bread crumb coating gets golden brown and crunchy.

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