Pan Seared Pork Chops with Sweet and Sour Peppers

Serves 2

Cook time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

Sweet & Sour Peppers

  • 2 tbs. butter
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 red bell peppers, seeded & thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chili flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 cup sherry vinegar
  • parsley or basil, chopped

Pork Chops

  • 2 pork chops 
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbs. butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, lightly smashed
  • 3 sprigs thyme, (optional)

 

Directions

Sweet & Sour Peppers

1. Melt butter in pan over medium heat and add onion, stirring frequently.

2. Once onions have caramelized, add bell peppers and season to taste. You can also add chili flakes or any other desired seasoning.

3. After peppers have softened, deglaze with sherry vinegar. Reduce until you have a nice sauce. Turn off heat and add chopped parsley or basil. Transfer to plate and cover.

Pork Chops

1. Season pork chops with salt and pepper. Wipe out pan with paper towel and place it back on medium-high heat.

2. Melt more butter in pan and add pork chops. Also add garlic and thyme sprigs. Cook 2–3 minutes per side, adjusting for thickness of chops.

3. After flipping chops the first time, start basting chops using spoon. Once cooked to desired doneness, let rest 5 minutes.

4. Serve pork chops with Sweet & Sour Peppers.

 

 

Nutrition Facts
Servings 2.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 463
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30 g 46 %
Saturated Fat 18 g 89 %
Monounsaturated Fat 11 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 139 mg 46 %
Sodium 391 mg 16 %
Potassium 967 mg 28 %
Total Carbohydrate14 g 5 %
Dietary Fiber 4 g 16 %
Sugars 7 g
Protein 35 g 70 %
Vitamin A 319 %
Vitamin C 320 %
Calcium 16 %
Iron 13 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.