This one-pan easy Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce will allow you to have dinner on the table in under 30 minutes. This pork chop recipe has simple ingredients and there is no marinating required.

Bone-in or boneless pork chops in a rich mushroom sauce served with mashed potatoes is the ultimate dinner for a busy evening!

Pork chops recipe smothered in creamy mushroom sauce and garnished with parsley

Pork Chops Recipe:

Hey, hey! Valentina with Valentina’s Corner sharing our Smothered Pork Chops Recipe.

This is a one pan dinner which makes clean up so much easier. The pan-fried pork chops in a creamy garlic mushroom sauce are going to leave you so satisfied! Restaurant quality dinner from the comfort of your home at a fraction of the price. Yes, please.

Did you know that pork is the most commonly consumed meat in the world? It’s an affordable choice of meat regardless of where you live, and, if cooked properly, it is juicy and flavorful. It’s no wonder our roasted pork tenderloin is among the top 10 recipes year after year.

Smothered pork chops in mushroom sauce served over mashed potatoes

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How to Cook Pork Chops:

  1. Season and sear pork chops on a hot skillet in oil and butter
  2. Saute and season sliced mushrooms
  3. Add remaining ingredients for the creamy mushroom sauce
  4. Return pork chops, smother in sauce and cook until tender

NOTE: The meat cannot thicker than 1/2″ in thickness or else it will not cook through. If the meat is thicker, beat with a meat mallet until about 1/2″ in thickness.

How to make pork chops

How to Substitute for Bone-in Pork Chops:

This recipe will work for both bone-in or boneless pork chops. If substituting for bone-in, cook an additional 2-3 minutes longer per side, depending on the thickness of the meat. The internal reading of the thickest part of the pork chop should read 145°F which is the safe pork cooking temperature. 

What Kind of Mushrooms Should I use?

Use whatever mushrooms you have on hand. White mushrooms, cremini or portobello mushrooms will all work in this recipe.

NOTE: Did you know that portobello mushrooms are just cremini mushrooms that are harvested when mature and fully grown?

Pork chops recipe in skillet

Can I Substitute the Hot Sauce?

The hot sauce gives the creamy mushroom sauce a light kick. If you are concerned about it being too spicy, add less of the sauce or omit it completely, but it does add great flavor to the sauce. 

How to Make the Pork Chops Tender?

Once the pork chops are added back to the pan, turn the heat down to low and allow the pork chops to continue cooking another 5-8. Be sure the heat is really low so it doesn’t burn the sauce.

How to make pan seared tender pork chops

Now imagine dipping a soft bread roll into that creamy mushroom sauce. This pork recipe is sure to become a favorite for busy weeknights.

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Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

4.97 from 356 votes
Author: Valentina Ablaev
Smothered Pork Chops in Mushroom Sauce #porkchops
Amazing one-pan pork chops recipe prepared in under 30 minutes. Smothered Pork Chops in a creamy garlic mushroom sauce. 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients 

Servings: 4 servings
  • 4 boneless pork chops, about 1/2" thick
  • ¾ tsp salt, or to taste
  • ¼ tsp black pepper, or to taste
  • ½ tsp paprika, or to taste
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 8 oz mushrooms (white or brown), sliced
  • ½ medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp parsley, optional garnish

Instructions

  • Season pork chops with salt, pepper and paprika. Heat 1 Tbsp butter and 2 tsp oil in a large pan over med/high heat. Once hot, sear chops 3-4 minutes per side until golden brown. Remove pork chops and cover to keep warm.
  • In the same pan, add 1 Tbsp butter and sliced mushrooms. Cook 2 minutes over medium heat, or until lightly golden.
  • Add 1 Tbsp butter and onions. Lightly season with salt and pepper. Cook 3-4 minutes, until onions are tender. 
  • Add minced garlic and saute 30 seconds, stirring frequently. Add flour and stir vigorously for 30 seconds.
  • Add the chicken broth, hot sauce, whipping cream and season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer 2 minutes, or until cream begins to thicken. Add pork chops back to the skillet and cover with the mushroom sauce. 
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer 5-8 minutes, allowing the pork chops to become tender and the flavors of the mushroom sauce to penetrate into the pork chops. Garnish if desired and serve. 

Nutrition Per Serving

414kcal Calories6g Carbs33g Protein28g Fat13g Saturated Fat139mg Cholesterol570mg Sodium791mg Potassium1g Sugar700IU Vitamin A3.5mg Vitamin C34mg Calcium1.3mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce
Amount per Serving
Calories
414
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
28
g
43
%
Saturated Fat
 
13
g
81
%
Cholesterol
 
139
mg
46
%
Sodium
 
570
mg
25
%
Potassium
 
791
mg
23
%
Carbohydrates
 
6
g
2
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
33
g
66
%
Vitamin A
 
700
IU
14
%
Vitamin C
 
3.5
mg
4
%
Calcium
 
34
mg
3
%
Iron
 
1.3
mg
7
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pork chops, pork chops recipe
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $
Calories: 414
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Valentina Ablaev

I am Valentina, the creator behind the food blog Valentina’s Corner where I share our family’s favorite recipes. When I am not in the kitchen, I enjoy spending quality time with my husband and 5 children. We invite you to join us on our blogging journey!

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  • Chip
    May 30, 2024

    I made this on 5/25/24 and served it over rice. It was delicious. The meat needed to be a little more tender. Next time I’ll let it cook low & slow longer.

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 30, 2024

      Sounds good, glad you enjoyed it!

      Reply

  • Sam
    May 9, 2024

    Easy and delicious! The only thing I subbed was the hot sauce for a few shakes of cayenne pepper as I did not have hot sauce on hand. Next time I’ll try the hot sauce but the cayenne seemed to work just lovely. The best pork chops we’ve ever had! Thank you for the recipe!

    Reply

    • NatashasKitchen.com
      May 9, 2024

      I’m so glad to hear that, Sam!

      Reply

  • James Carver
    April 19, 2024

    Tasted delicious and was fast to make. More than 30 minutes counting prep time but still a quick dinner.

    Reply

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