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Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

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

4.79 from 14 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
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. 

Author: Valentina Ablaev
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $8-$10
Keyword: pork chops, pork chops recipe
Calories: 414 kcal
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


  1. 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.

  2. In the same pan, add 1 Tbsp butter and sliced mushrooms. Cook 2 minutes over medium heat, or until lightly golden.

  3. Add 1 Tbsp butter and onions. Lightly season with salt and pepper. Cook 3-4 minutes, until onions are tender. 

  4. Add minced garlic and saute 30 seconds, stirring frequently. Add flour and stir vigorously for 30 seconds.

  5. 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. 

  6. 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 Facts
Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 414 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 139mg 46%
Sodium 570mg 24%
Potassium 791mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Sugars 1g
Protein 33g 66%
Vitamin A 14%
Vitamin C 4.3%
Calcium 3.4%
Iron 7.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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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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  • Debbie
    March 15, 2019

    Hi Natasha…. Happy Friday !! Thanks for another wonderful recipe. It was Yummmmy ! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 15, 2019

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us, Debbie! Reply

  • Pat Hatwell
    March 3, 2019

    Natasha, made this tonight… it was tasty, creamy and a keeper for company. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 3, 2019

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite!. Reply

  • Ellen
    February 26, 2019

    Tasty and will make again BUT did I not see or was it omitted in the written instructions when to add the WINE??? I had the wine ready but never saw the addition instruction so ended up adding wine as last step when I added the chicken broth and hot sauce. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 26, 2019

      Hi Ellen, this recipe does not call for wine. Were you possible meaning to comment on a different recipe? Reply

  • Michelld
    February 25, 2019

    Really want to make this but not a fan of mushrooms, any suggestions on what else I can use other than mushrooms?
    Thanks Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 26, 2019

      Hi Michelle! You could try asparagus or broccoli or sweet peas Reply

  • February 22, 2019

    A-freaking-maxing!! Went word for word by the recipe and came out great. My son said it was the best thing he has ever eaten. Thanks for the recipe. This one will go into the memory vault!! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 22, 2019

      Hi Mark! That is the best when kids love what we parents make. That’s so great! Thank you for sharing your amazing review! Reply

  • G
    February 19, 2019

    Can I omit flour to make it gluten-free? Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 19, 2019

      The flour is used to thicken the sauce, otherwise, it may be too runny. You may try cornstarch instead. I hope that helps! 🙂 Reply

  • Mike
    February 3, 2019

    Making it for the first time today. Looks incredible. I like the fact that there are a limited number of ingredients. Thank you for this great recipe Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 3, 2019

      You’re welcome! Thank you for sharing your great review! Reply

  • Erin
    January 17, 2019

    Making this for the second time. So easy and delicious! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 17, 2019

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite! Reply

  • Phil Ellis
    January 17, 2019

    I brine the porc for a while before cooking to make them really tender.
    Recipe is simple and very tasty.
    I also put it all in a pot in the oven for the last stage, to finish and keep warm while prepping everything else. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 17, 2019

      Thank you for sharing that with us! I’m happy you enjoyed that! Reply

  • Vincenzo
    January 11, 2019

    I defrosted a pork cutlet, bone in, before going down the pub. Came back and followed the recipe as close as possible, added lots of Portuguese Piri Piri sauce and now call it cutlet with devilled creamed mushroom sauce. Lovely with a jacket spud. Back down the pub now. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 11, 2019

      Thank you for sharing that with us! Reply

  • Sharon
    December 20, 2018

    Just had your recipe, I used asparagus & mushrooms ( my husband dosent like onions 😔) but it was delicious. Thanks!! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 20, 2018

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it Reply

  • Sintija
    December 20, 2018

    Was excited for this recipe but in the given time the pork chops definitely weren’t ready. Cooking time definitely needs to be adjusted +15-20 minutes, if you don’t want to eat raw pork chops. Reply

    • Natasha
      December 21, 2018

      Hi Sintija, if are seared first and then cooked in the sauce, they should be cooked through, but it can vary depending on the thickness of your pork chops and also the heat setting on your stove. If you are using thicker pork chops, I would cook longer. Reply

  • Barb Wilson
    December 18, 2018

    Craving pork and mushrooms. This looks perfect. Dinner tonight. Thanks for the post Reply

    • Natasha
      December 18, 2018

      I hope this satisfies your cravings for pork and mushrooms!! Thanks Barb 🙂 Reply

  • Julia
    December 17, 2018

    Hi, would this recipe work with chicken instead of pork? Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 17, 2018

      Hi Julia, I haven’t tried that with chicken specifically, however, I haven’t tested that but I think it could work. If you experiment, let me know how you liked the recipe Reply

  • Giovanna
    December 17, 2018

    simply delicious. Even though I Forgot step 2. I added sometime in step 5. Reply

    • Natasha
      December 17, 2018

      I’m so happy you loved the pork chops recipe!! Thanks for sharing your wonderful review 🙂 Reply

  • Sabrina
    December 12, 2018

    We love pork dinners and this looks like such an easy way to change up our usual. So delicious! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 12, 2018

      Thank you for the wonderful review! Reply

  • Alina
    December 12, 2018

    Thanks for the yummy recipies! I am wondering if that promised cook book ready yet 🙂 ?? Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 12, 2018

      Hi Alina! I’m happy you are enjoying our recipes! Stay tuned! Reply

  • Lorraine
    December 12, 2018

    Would half and half work? I have little use for whipping cream left over Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 13, 2018

      Hi Lorraine, I haven’t tried it with half and half but that may work. Reply

      • Janie
        December 30, 2018

        Just made this dish with 1/2 and 1/2. It’s incredibly yummy. Reply

  • Karina
    December 12, 2018

    Sear pork chops vertically, fat down first and then horizontal on both sides. totally a game changer… Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 12, 2018

      Thanks for sharing that, Karina! Reply

  • Ildi
    December 12, 2018

    I make something similar, while adding a little wholegrain mustard (Maille type).
    My other half loves it :)) Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 12, 2018

      That’s so great! Thank you for sharing that with me! Reply

  • Jessica
    December 12, 2018

    Ok this was amazing! Thank you so much! Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 12, 2018

      You’re so welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed that! Reply

  • Jamielyn
    December 11, 2018

    So easy and delicious! On our monthly rotation! Reply

    • Natasha
      December 11, 2018

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me. I’m so glad you love the pork chops recipe!! 🙂 Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 11, 2018

      That’s so great! It sounds like you found a family favorite! Reply

  • Becky Hardin
    December 11, 2018

    Can you say HELLO!!! Such a delicious dinner idea. I have to add it to my must make list. Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 11, 2018

      Thank you for that wonderful compliment! Reply

  • Kara
    December 11, 2018

    Oh yum! This looks like a perfect meal for those crazy nights we all have. I’d love these served with mashed potatoes! Reply

    • Natasha
      December 11, 2018

      Would be nice to have calmer weeknights but I’m pretty sure that is everyones life in this fast paced world we live in ;). Thank you Kara! I’m so glad you love the pork chops 🙂 Reply

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