Creamy Garlic Parmesan Keto Pork Chops
I try to cook a variety of different meals and meats each week, but it’s so easy to get in a rut and cook the same things over and over. While I like Pork Chops, they aren’t usually my first choice. However, this Creamy Garlic Parmesan Keto Pork Chop recipe just might have changed my mind. This low carb dish is easy delicious and can be on the table in 30 minutes or less. After a long day at homeschool group, it was such an easy meal and clean up was minimal. Plus, the creamy sauce is amazingly rich and flavorful.
Can I Eat Pork Chops on a Keto Diet?
Yes! Pork Chops are keto-friendly and can be prepared in many different ways such as in a slow cooker, Instant Pot (electric pressure cooker), air fryer, cast-iron skillet, baked in the oven, or on the grill. Fatty meats are a staple of the keto diet for most, so pork chops are an excellent choice.
This skillet pork chop is easy to prepare. Follow the added tips in this picture tutorial, and you’ll master this recipe quickly.
Tip: Begin this recipe by heating the cast iron skillet on medium-high heat then add the olive oil and allow it to get nice and hot before adding the pork chops. Next, sear the pork chops in the skillet for a few minutes on each side. It’s essential to get a good sear to seal in the juices and for added flavor. If they feel like they are sticking to the pan, it’s a sign they aren’t ready to turn. Leave them a bit longer, and they will turn over easily. Although I generally use boneless thin-cut pork chops in this recipe, bone-in pork chops or thick-cut boneless are options as well. In either case, the cooking time may need to be adjusted.
Once the pork chops are nice and browned, set them aside to make the creamy parmesan garlic low carb sauce.
Everyone is going to think you’ve spent a long time in the kitchen, but the truth is these Creamy Parmesan Keto Pork Chops are so easy to make you’ll be shocked. The sauce mixes so quickly, and it has incredible flavor. Don’t be afraid of spices as they give so much depth to this recipe. You could also substitute onion powder and thyme for the Italian seasoning if you prefer. r.
You can’t get much more straightforward than dumping all the ingredients into the skillet then allowing them to boil and thicken for this Pork Chop keto recipe. In this recipe, the whipping cream, cream cheese, and parmesan cheese all compliment each other to form a creamy sauce.
Once the sauce thickens simply add the pork chops back to the skillet and simmer for a few minutes before serving. You aren’t going to believe just how decadent this Easy Keto Pork Chops taste.
All four of our kiddos loved these Creamy Parmesan Keto Pork Chops. I steamed fresh broccoli and made a small garden salad to eat with it for a complete meal. It is always a win when the entire family loves dinner.
Can You Make Keto Pork Chops in the Slow Cooker?
Yes! You can make Pork Chop keto recipe in the slow cooker. The last time I made this family favorite dish, I cooked the pork chops on low covered with vegetable broth and salt and pepper in my slow cooker for 5-6 hours. Once they were done, I made the sauce in my skillet right before dinner then nestled the pork chops in the creamy parmesan garlic sauce. They turned out so tender and flavorful, and it made cooking dinner a breeze.
Yum! These mouthwatering pork chops turned out better than I imagined. The sauce is rich, creamy, and full of robust flavor. If you don’t love pork chops, this recipe can be altered to use chicken thighs or chicken breasts instead.
What Do I Serve with Creamy Parmesan Low Carb Pork Chops?
How Many Carbs in this Pork Chop Keto Recipe?
The nutritional information is provided for this recipe below in the recipe card. To calculate net carbs simply subtract the fiber from total carbs. In this case, each serving is 2.7 g carbs minus .2 g of fiber, making it 2.5 g carbs per serving.
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How to Make Keto Creamy Parmesan Pork Chops:
- 1.5lb center cut boneless pork chops
- 1/2 medium onionsliced
- 2 garlic clovesminced
- 2 tablespoonsolive oil
- 1 cupheavy whipping cream
- 1oz cream cheese
- 1/3 cup chicken broth
- 1/3 cup parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
- 1tablespoonItalian seasoning
- salt to taste
Brown pork chops, onion, and garlic cloves in 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet on medium/high (approx 3-5 minutes each side).
Remove pork chops from skillet.
Add the rest of the ingredients, and cook on medium until sauce thickens. Make sure to use a whisk and stir continuously.
Add pork chops back to sauce mixture and simmer on low for 5 minutes or until done.