Lemon Garlic Pork Chops

4 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 thick cut pork chops
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 head garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbls olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbls olive oil

Directions:

  1. In a large zip seal bag squeeze one lemon, add minced garlic, pork chops, olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Seal bag and use your hands to mix everything together and make sure the pork chops are coated. Put the bag on a plate, and place in the fridge for 3-10 hours.
  3. Remove from the bad and discard the marinade.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  5. Heat a large (oven safe) skillet over high heat. Swirl olive oil to coat. Add pork chops to the pan and cook for 3- 4 minutes, until golden brown.
  6. Flip the pork chops, and immediately place the skillet in the oven. Cook for 15-20 minutes, depending on the thickness of your pork chops. If using a thermometer the internal temperature should be 145-150 degrees.
  7. Serve immediately.