NEW RECIPE: Pork Chops with Garlic Herb Butter

Keto carnivore is easy when you make garlic butter herb pork chops from scratch in under 15 minutes. Not all heroes wear capes, some wear butter bibs.

This recipe for Pork Chops with Garlic Herb Butter sounds fancy AF and tastes rich and decadent. But it’s another easy weeknight meal, for the win. Low carb, keto, NSNG folks will love the ease of this one. Serve this to your carnivore friends who come for a visit, and they’ll love it.

Yes, you do need to plan ahead at the grocery store to make sure you have proteins purchased/thawed. However, the rest of these ingredients are pretty easy to come by. Use up those herbs you bought last week that are about to go bad. And if you want to be baller, add some onion and mushrooms to the pan to use up the rest of the butter. Boom, you have a whole meal.

For these Garlic Butter Herb Pork Chops:

The herbs you use in the compound butter are up to you—sage, rosemary, thyme, and chives, or any combo of those happen to go perfectly with pork chops. Or get creative and let me know what you use! You can always add more garlic to taste, but I’m one of those Italian ladies who prefers her garlic to be balanced in flavor, take that for what it’s worth, and you put as much garlic in as you like!

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Pork Chops with Garlic Herb Butter

(Serves 2-4)
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Carnivore, Keto, Low Carb, NSNG


  • 2 lbs thin cut bone-in pork chops
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup salted butter (4 ounces, brought to room temperature)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh minced herbs, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic


  • Season pork chops with salt and pepper, set aside. In a small mixing bowl, mix butter with herbs and garlic, to taste.
  • In a large, flat-bottomed non stick saute pan or cast iron pan, bring 2 tablespoons of the compounded butter to medium high heat. Cook pork chops, two at a time, about 3-4 minutes per side, being careful not to overcook. Heat one more tablespoon of compound butter in the pan, and use a spoon to scoop the melted butter over the pork chops. Remove from heat and repeat process for any remaining pork chops. Serve garnished with additional minced herbs.
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  • Belinda L / Reply

    After 3 minutes on manual, what setting do we go to for 8 minutes? Just coast? Change to some other setting? Seems like directions disappeared here. Sorry, I am not very experienced in Instant Pot cooking. Please enlighten! Thanks.

    • Hey There-
      This recipe for Pork Chops with Garlic Herb Butter is only cooked on the stove, no Instant Pot needed! You just fry it in a pan until it’s done.

  • Belinda, I think you followed the link to the Instant Pot Pork Chops with Apples at the bottom of the page. That’s a yummy recipe too, but it’s different than this one.

  • Dena Smith / Reply

    Damn delicious! Used thyme, sage and garlic for the compound.

  • Love this recipie! I used fresh rosemary,basil, and thyme. Smashed garlic, and added the butter to all of it! It will be a regular!

    • I’m so glad you loved it, so do I! Compound butter is a great hack to add to a lot of different dishes to get dinner on the table fast and tasting GREAT!

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