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Smothered Pork Chops and Gravy

Gather the family for a comforting homemade dinner of southern-style smothered pork chops and gravy!  Cook these in the slow cooker or oven for a tender, juicy, and flavorful meal.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Soul Food
Keyword Smothered Pork Chops and Gravy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 2 lbs pork chops
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil I used corn
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup half & half
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp celery flakes


  • Season the pork chops with 1/4 tsp freshly cracked black pepper, 1/2 tsp of salt.
  • Toss the all purpose flour into a large freezer bag, then toss in the pork chops.
  • Shake the bag until the pork chops are well coated.
  • Remove the chops from the bag, and shake off the excess flour.
  • Pour the vegetable oil into a skillet, and warm it up over medium heat.
  • Once the oil is hot, start adding in the pork chops.
  • Fry each side of the chops for about 30 seconds, then remove from the oil, and set to the side.
  • Once all the chops are down, toss in the onions, and fry until they are translucent.
  • Sprinkle in the flour, and stir until the onions are coated with flour.
  • Cook until the flour turns golden brown.
  • Pour in the chicken broth, and stir to prevent lumps.
  • Next, pour in the half & half, and stir.
  • Add in the minced garlic, celery flakes, and remaining salt & pepper.
  • Stir, until everything is well incorporated, and turn the heat off.
  • Slow cooker instructions
  • Place the pork chops into the slow cooker.
  • Pour the gravy all over the pork chops.
  • Place the lid on the slow cooker, and cook on high for 3 hours.
  • Oven instructions
  • Place the pork chops into a 9 x 15 bake dish.
  • Pour the gravy all over the pork chops.
  • Cover the dish with a lid or aluminum foil.
  • Bake on 350 F for 1 hour and 25 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!