Robin's Southern Girl Smothered Pork Chops

Robin Spires


In the south, we smother everything. Nothing is more comforting than a slow cooked piece of meat with a thick, delicious gravy.


★★★★★ 4 votes

15 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
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pork chops, 3/4"-1" thick
2 tsp
seasoned salt (I prefer Lawry's)
2 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
onion powder
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
vegetable or canola oil
large, sweet onion, sliced
2 c
chicken bouillon cube

How to Make Robin's Southern Girl Smothered Pork Chops


  • 1Rinse pork chops and pat dry. Dissolve chicken bouillon cube in water. Set aside.
  • 2In a small bowl, combine all seasonings.
    Put flour on a flat plate for dredging.
    Generously season both sides of pork chops with seasoning mix, reserving any additional. Dredge seasoned pork chops with flour and place on a plate. Combine leftover flour and seasoning and set aside.
  • 3In a cast iron skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Fry pork chops on both sides until golden brown. Remove from oil and place on a paper towel lined plate to drain.
  • 4Add onions to oil and drippings in skillet. sauté until they start to soften. Stir in leftover flour/seasoning mixture and cook for 1 minute. Add water and whisk until smooth.
  • 5Reduce heat to a simmer and add pork chops back to gravy. Simmer for one hour until pork chops are tender. Add additional water, if needed during cooking.

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About Robin's Southern Girl Smothered Pork Chops

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern

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