Nut-Crusted Pork Chops


  • 4 boneless, pork tenderloin chops (or 4 ½-inch slices of pork loin)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1½ cups finely chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts, pistachios, etc.)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  3. Whisk eggs in shallow dish
  4. Mix almonds, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a separate dish
  5. Pound pork out until it is about 1/4-inch thick
  6. Take one slice of pork and dip both sides into egg mixture, and then dip in the almond mixture. Dip pork back into egg mixture, followed by almond mixture.
  7. Repeat until each pork chop is completely coated.
  8. Place pork onto baking sheet.
  9. Bake at 375°F for 15-20 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 145° F.

Makes 4 servings

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