These "Spicy Taco Pork Chops" take plain old boring chops and kick them up a notch or two, depending on your tastes. You oven fry these and they turn out so moist and flavorful. Here is what you will need for these:
6-8 boneless loin pork chops
4 Tbs. butter, melted
2 cups dry, unseasoned bread crumbs (I used Progresso)
1 cup Mexican cheese blend
1 envelope taco seasoning
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. black pepper
pinch of cayenne pepper (optional, depending on your taste for spiciness)
In a large Ziploc bag, mix the bread crumbs, cheese, taco mix and other seasonings until well blended. Place the melted butter in a shallow dish and dip each chop in the butter to coat.
Place two pork chops at a time in the Ziploc bag and shake to coat the chop on all sides. Remove from bag and place on a baking sheet that you have place a sheet of foil on and sprayed liberally with nonstick spray. I used the nonstick foil made by Reynolds Wrap for this. It gives anything you 'oven fry' a nice crispy coating and does not allow it to stick. When I finish coating all of the pork chops, I take the rest of the coating mixture and sort of sprinkle it on top of each pork chop for a little more 'crust'.
Place in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for 40-45 minutes. Do not turn them while they cook. They will brown on both sides.
That's it's! Add some rice or potatoes and a green vegetable or salad and dinner is served!