Deep Fried Ham Slices or Pork Chops

Pat Duran


This recipe is from one of Williams Sonoma Cooking Classes in 2005.
I love these classes.
These chops or ham slices are so good you will love to try this recipe on some of your ham slices left from that holiday ham.
These are so succulent you will be telling everyone about this recipe- or maybe not- you might keep it to yourself- Nah---

★★★★★ 2 votes
4 servings
20 Min
5 Min



4 medium
1/4 to 1/2 inch thick boneless pork chops or ham slices
william sonoma cajun seasoning or your favorite to taste
2 c
dairy buttermilk
1 c
sifted all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp
baking powder
1 Tbsp
corn starch
canola oil for deep frying


1/2 c
honey dijon mustard
1/2 c
2 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/4 tsp
cajun seasoning
1 tsp
garlic powder


1Combine flour, baking powder a pinch of salt and corn starch blending well.Set aside.
Sprinkle chops or ham pieces with Cajun seasoning on all sides.
Dip the chops or ham into the buttermilk and then dredge into flour mixture.
2Preheat oil in deep fryer to 350^ degrees.
Once the oil is hot, slide the chops or ham pieces carefully into the deep fryer and cook about 6 to 8 minutes, or until nicely browned, making sure the chops are submerged. Do in batches if needed to avoid overcrowding the fryer.
3Mustard Sauce:
Mix all ingredients together.
Drizzle over cooked meat just before serving, or serve on the side at the table.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Gravies, Pork, Steaks and Chops
Other Tag: Quick & Easy