Pretzel Crusted Pork Chops

This photo & recipe is courtesy of Running to the Kitchen.These baked pretzel crusted pork chops with an easy maple dijon sauce are an easy and healthy dinner packed with lean protein.
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cut: Pork Chops
Cooking Method: Bake
Meal Type: Homerun At-Home Cooking with Pork
Servings: 4


  • 4 boneless pork chops (about 1-1.25 pounds)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 100 grams pretzel sticks (OR other pretzel variety, use gluten-free if needed)
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup


  • Preheat oven to 375°F convection bake (or 400°F if you don't have convection setting)
  • Season the pork chops liberally with salt and pepper.
  • Place the pretzels, onion powder, garlic powder and paprika in a food processor and process until finely chopped.
  • Pour the pretzel mixture into a shallow bowl and beat an egg in another bowl.
  • Dip each pork chop into the egg to coat all sides then transfer to the bowl with the pretzels and press down into the mixture to coat on all sides.
  • Place pretzel coated pork chops on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or silicone mat.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until internal temperature of each pork chop reaches 145°F.
  • Remove the baking sheet from the oven and let rest for a few minutes before slicing and serving.


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