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baked pork chop is perfect Sunday dinner idea

Basic Oven Baked Pork Chops

These tender baked pork chops with a great flavor are juicy and very enjoyable.  Our family loves how quick and easy it is to make these Basic Baked Pork Chops with just a few spices.  Serve with mashed potatoes and frozen vegetables for a perfect Sunday dinner or an easy meal that can be made any day of the week!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked pork chop
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 290kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • Meat Thermometer
  • Baking Sheet
  • Silicone Turner


  • 4 bone-in pork chops
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon basil


  • Allow pork chops to come to room temperature while following all food safety guidelines.
  • Preheat oven to 350° F and mix spices together,
  • Arrange pork chops on a single layer and season both sides.
  • Bake for 7 minutes and flip once. Check temperature with a digital meat thermometer. Bake for an additional 4 - 8 minutes until internal temperature reaches 145° F. Take out of oven and let rest for 3 minutes before slicing and serving.


  • Make sure the thermometer does not touch the bone
  • Make sure the thermometer is surrounded by meat on all side so it's not touching the pan or the air
  • Digital thermometers work MUCH better than instant-read thermometers that are cheaper and may not give an accurate reading
  • Pork chops cooked to 145º F are tender, juicy and easy to chew
  • Pork chops cooked to 145º F may have a BLUSH of pink in the center


Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 675mg | Potassium: 581mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 62IU | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg