Pork Chop Nuggets

Pork Chop Nuggets

Coat pork chops with bread crumbs, oregano and basil for a twist on chicken nuggets.


  • 4 pork chops
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. basil
  • 4 cups assorted vegetable mix: broccoli, carrot chips and snap peas

Makes 4


  1. Using a meat tenderizer, pound pork chops until they are flattened out to half their original height.
  2. Cut each pork chop into four long pieces.
  3. Crack an egg into a shallow bowl and mix until the yolk and egg whites are mixed together.
  4. Add whole wheat bread crumbs, oregano and basil to a plate.
  5. Dip each pork chop into the egg mixture, then into the bread crumbs and spice mix.
  6. Pan fry pork chops in olive oil for 10-15 minutes, flipping when halfway cooked.
  7. Steam assorted vegetable mix and serve with pork chops.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 340
  • calories from fat: 205
  • carbohydrates: 11.1g
  • cholesterol: 110mg
  • dietary fiber: 2.8g
  • fat: 22.8g
  • potassium: 595mg
  • protein: 22.8g
  • saturated fat: 8.0g
  • sodium: 151mg
  • sugars: 2.1g
  • trans fat: 0.0g
Photograph by Christina Saschin. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

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