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Recipe

Pork Chops Charcutiere

Pork can be found at reasonable prices around the globe. This recipe goes back a couple of generation in my family, and used to be prepared by my grandmother when we had large family gatherings.

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Trim chops of excess fat, and make incision with sharp knife on the edges to prevent curling.
  2. Fry in fat in large sauté skillet over medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes per side. Pork should be well-cooked but not overdone.
  3. Ignite with brandy or cognac, then take chops from the pan and keep warm.

For Charcutiere Sauce:

  1. In same pan of fat, sauté shallots; deglaze pan with ½ cup of vinegar and the .
  2. Transfer to a small pan or double broiler and reduce to ½ cup; add cornichons and 1 cup of demi-glacé sauce.

Arrange pork chops on a serving platter, coat each with sauce, and serve remaining sauce in gravy boat. Sprinkle with parsley.

Serves: 6-8

Wine Pairing:

Esser Vineyards®  Chardonnay

 
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