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Macadamia Crusted Pork Chops Recipe


Juicy bone-in pork chops get a buttery macadamia and pork panko coating in this easy weeknight meal. Best for: Keto & Paleo Meal Option

Prep Time

  • 8 minutes

Cook Time

  • 16 minutes

Cool Time

  • 0 minutes

Total Time

  • 24 minutes


  • 2 (8 oz) bone-in pork chops
  • 3/4 cup raw macadamia nuts
  • 1/4 cup pork rinds
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 Tbsp arrowroot flour
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. In a food processor, combine macadamia nuts, pork rinds, paprika, chili powder, and salt and pepper to taste. Pulse until finely chopped. Transfer to a shallow bowl.
  3. In a separate shallow bowl, whisk egg.
  4. Pat pork chops dry then sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste on both sides. Lightly dust both sides with tapioca flour.
  5. Heat olive oil in an ovenproof skillet over medium heat.
  6. Dip each pork chops into the egg then allow excess to drip away. Press both sides of the pork chops into macadamia mix and transfer to hot skillet. Cook 3-4 minutes then flip and transfer skillet to the oven and bake 8-12 minutes, until cooked through. Cook times will vary depending on thickness.
  7. Remove from the oven and rest for 5 minutes. Enjoy warm.


  • 2 (2 pork chops)

Nutritional Information per Serving

  • Calories 783 kcal
  • Fat 64.4g
  • Total Carbs 8.8g
  • Sugars 2.4g (Sugar Alcohols 0g)
  • Fiber 4.4g
  • Sodium 209mg
  • Protein 46.1g

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