Recipe courtesy of Jessica Harris

Brazil Nut Crusted Pork Chops

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
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4 3/4-inch thick pork chops

1/4 cup flour

2 tablespoons corn meal

1 tablespoon farinha (cassava meal)

2 teaspoons Lawry's lemon pepper

4 Brazil nuts, pulverized

2 tablespoons olive oil, for frying


  1. Wipe the pork chops with a damp paper towel and pat them dry. Place the remaining ingredients in a plastic bag, add the pork chops and shake well. Heat half of the oil in a heavy cast iron skillet, place the pork chops in the skillet and cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Serve hot.