box melba toast, crused coarse OR PANKO BREAD CRUMBS
minced fresh or 1/2 t. dried thyme
boneless pork chops, 1" thick
Heat oven to 425° and adjust rack to middle position
prepare crumb coating: mix the crumbsk salt, garlic and onionj powderk paprika, thyme, and sugar in shallow dish. Add 2 T. of mayo and work evenly into crumbs
Season and coat chops: Pat chops dry with paper towel and season with salt/pepper. cover chops completelyl with remaining 1/4 cup mayo and dredge thoroughly with crumbs including sides. Press on crumbs to make sure they adnere. Transfer breaded chops to wire rack set on rimmed baking sheet.
Bake Pork Chops: Bake chops until coating is golden brown and center of chops register 140° on instant-read thermomenter, 18-22 minutes. Remove chops from oven and let rest on rack until center of chops reach 150°° before serving, 5-10 minutes