Marinated and grilled keto pork chops are a simple and delicious entrée that the whole family will enjoy.
Pork is a low carb protein and easy to prepare with this 6-ingredient recipe.
I am having a hard time deciding if I like this recipe the best or if my Keto Cod is the better dinner.
Not only are we sharing our easy recipe for keto pork chops but we're also sharing some of our favorite keto pork chop recipes from around the world.
KETO PORK CHOPS RECIPE
I’m giving you another simple but delicious dinner recipe here that you can make on the grill or in the oven.
Keto Pork Chops will quickly make it to the top of your favorite recipes list once you see how easy this recipe is to make and how quickly everyone eats it up.
When it comes to Keto cooking, I find that simple is often better. Why spend a lot of time and effort on a meal if you don’t need to? This recipe fits that philosophy perfectly.
A simple marinade is what makes this low carb pork chop recipe shine.
INGREDIENTS IN KETO PORK CHOPS
Pork Chops - You can use bone in or boneless pork chops with this recipe.
Rosemary - Use fresh if you have it, but dried works too. Rosemary is lovely with pork and poultry too. I always have some on hand.
Salt - Add the amount called for in the marinade recipe, and then season to taste before eating.
Pepper - Where there is salt there is pepper. Here it adds just the right amount of spice.
Olive Oil - for best flavor, use your best extra virgin olive oil. You could also use avocado oil for a dose of healthy fat.
Lemon Juice - This adds acidity to the pork and also acts as a meat tenderizer.
We love serving these pork chops with white beans and a salad.
If you have any questions, please leave a comment below and I will get back to you.
HOW TO MAKE KETO PORK CHOPS
- Place pork chops in a glass container. Add the remaining ingredients and turn the pork chops to coat.
- Let the pork chops marinate.
- Heat your grill.
- Grill porkchops as directed in the recipe below until they are done.
- Remove from the grill and let rest before serving.
For the complete list of ingredients and instructions, please see the recipe below.
CAN I EAT PORK CHOPS ON A KETO DIET?
Yes, you can eat pork on a keto diet. Fatty meats are generally a keto staple because of their macros.
A 4 ounce pork chop will have approximately 30 grams of protein, 16 grams of fat. and 0 carbs.
For another great pork recipe, try this Traeger Pork Tenderloin.
BAKING PORK IN THE OVEN
This keto pork chop recipe is delicious on the grill, but if you’d rather cook your pork chops in the oven you definitely can.
Bake marinated pork chops 375F for 14-16 minutes for pork chops ½-1-inch thick.
TIPS FOR COOKING PORK
For Safety, the USDA recommends cooking pork to an internal temperature of 145°F, followed by at least a 3 minute rest. The resting time will add a few more degrees of temperature, but also allow the juices inside the meat to redistribute.
Grilling Pork chops at High heat keeps them from drying out, as the heat from the grill sears the outside of the meat, holding the juices in.
Choose bone-in pork chops when you can. Keeping the bone in keeps your meat juicer and more flavorful.
WHAT TO SERVE WITH KETO PORK CHOPS
Serve up some healthy side dishes to make this recipe a full, satisfying meal.
Here I’m serving the Keto Pork Chops with some simple green beans topped with bacon.
Try my almond flour biscuits for a yummy bread-like side.
Keto Brussels Sprouts would be delicious with this pork recipe too.
Lemon Asparagus - Wow your guests with this simple but delicious Lemon Asparagus. This asparagus recipe uses minimal ingredients but is bursting with maximum flavor.
Keto Stuffing - Low carb stuffing using almond flour that is bursting with flavor and simple to make. This keto stuffing recipe has a vegetarian option, vegan option, and a dairy-free option.
Keto Gravy - A keto gravy that only takes five minutes to make, has less than 1 carb per serving, and can be made with beef, chicken, turkey, or veggie broths, meat drippings, or bouillon cubes. You are going to love how quickly this savory; thick low carb gravy comes together.
Keto Rolls - Simple to make, and the perfect bread-like texture, you’re going to love how easy this keto roll recipe pulls together. Only eight ingredients and a few simple steps until you are enjoying these amazing low carb rolls with all the keto pork chop recipes.
Keto Cranberry Sauce - A Keto Cranberry Sauce that is super easy to make, has hints of vanilla and cinnamon and is ready in minutes. You’re going to want to spoon this low carb cranberry sauce on everything, including keto pork chop recipes.
Keto Deviled Eggs - We always have keto deviled eggs as one of our keto sides. Keto deviled eggs are the perfect keto appetizer or keto party snack.
KETO PORK CHOP RECIPES
Here are some of our favorite keto pork chop recipes and low carb pork chop recipes from other bloggers:
Baked Pork Chops - This keto pork chops recipe is simple to make and they pork chops are perfectly tender. This recipe is gluten free, paleo, and keto.
Garlic Roasted Pork Chops - This recipe only uses 5 ingredients and is super simple to prepare. Anyone who loves garlic will love these keto pork chops.
Juicy Pork Chops - A simple recipe for keto porkchops that uses pork and an array of spices. You're going to love how quickly this keto pork chop recipe comes together.
Healthy Pork Chops Recipes - These pork chops are super flavorful and simple to make. Omit the potatoes unless you're doing a carb load day.
Keto Pork Chops with Garlic Sauce - Pork chops and garlic are an incredible combination in this recipe and the addition of cream brings it to the next level, which is why we've included it in our list of keto pork chop recipes.
Did you make this Keto Pork Chops recipe? Please leave a comment below letting me know what you thought.
- 1 lb. pork chops
- 1 tablespoon rosemary (dried or fresh)
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- Place pork chops in a glass container. Add the remaining ingredients and turn the pork chops over to coat.
- Let the pork chops marinate for 30 minutes.
- Heat your grill.
- Grill porkchops for 6-10 minutes each side (depending on how thick they are) or until the internal temperature reaches 145°F- 160°F.
- Remove from the grill and let it rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.
- You can use bone-in or boneless pork chops to make these keto pork chops
- Either fresh or dried rosemary will work in this recipe.
- Olive oil adds the best flavor, but you can substitute avocado oil in this recipe instead.
- Don't skip the resting step. This keeps your pork from drying out.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 301Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 328mgCarbohydrates: 1gNet Carbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 29g
The nutrition information for this recipe is an approximate total per serving. Please double check the nutrition information for your exact ingredients and brands.