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Cajun Chops

If you like spicy foods, you'll surely want to try these chops. I've never served them to friends without being asked for the recipe before the meal ended!
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 4 boneless pork chops (1-1/2 inches thick and 4 ounces each)
  • 4 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • Make a horizontal cut through each pork chop from one side to within 1/4 in. of the opposite side. Open chops and flatten to 1/4-in. thickness;
  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the seasonings. Add pork, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. In a large heavy skillet, heat butter on medium until hot. Cook the chops for 2-3 minutes on each side or meat juices run clear.

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