Back to School 30 Minute Meal

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Popular blogger, Christina Hitchcock of It is a Keeper, introduces her new e-book, Dinner 411 by sharing a recipe for Tex-Mex Oven Fried Pork Chops for the busy back to school routine. See below for recipe.

Tex-Mex Oven Fried Pork Chops
3 pounds boneless pork chops, thin cut
Salt and pepper
1 large egg
1/8 cup milk
3 cups corn flakes, crushed
2 teaspoons taco seasoning (Christina's mix)
2 tablespoons butter, melted

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil and place a wire rack on top of foil.
  3. Spray wire rack with non-stick cooking spray.
  4. Season pork chops with salt and pepper on both sides.
  5. In a shallow dish, whisk egg and milk together.
  6. In another shallow dish, combine crushed corn flakes with taco seasoning.
  7. Dip pork chops into egg mixture (coating both sides) then coat with corn flakes, making sure to press the crumbs onto the meat.
  8. Place coated chops on top of wire rack.
  9. Drizzle melted butter over the top of the chops and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the internal temperature of the meat reaches 160 degrees.  The chops should be golden and crispy.



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