Braised Pork Loin Chops Recipe
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Braised Pork Loin Chops Recipe

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An easy herb rub gives sensational taste to these boneless pork loin chops that can be cooked on the stovetop in minutes. The meat turns out tender and delicious. —Marilyn Larsen, Port Orange, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick and 4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine or apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons sauce: 218 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 351mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.


  1. Mix first five ingredients; rub over both sides of pork chops. In a large nonstick skillet, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat; brown chops on both sides. Remove from pan.
  2. In same pan, bring wine to a boil, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Cook, uncovered, until liquid is reduced to 1/2 cup. Add chops; return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until pork is tender, 6-8 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Braised Pork Chops in Light & Tasty February/March 2002, p31

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Gramma Amy User ID: 6989823 255654
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2016

"Our favorite pork chop recipe. quick, easy, and so flavorful. I have substituted Pineapple juice or Apple cider in place of the wine & apple juice, and it also is very tasty."

Sunnygrammie User ID: 5547457 91519
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2014

"Made this for dinner tonight. My husband loved them. Will definitely make again."

kgalloway2 User ID: 2965850 83964
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2013

"My whole family enjoyed these. pork chops are not my favorite but I actually look forward to them when fixed like this."

cartoncm User ID: 5775809 40521
Reviewed May. 8, 2012

"The flavor was wonderful, but the meat turned out VERY dry. This was a very short braising time, which I think was the problem. Maybe a fattier meat next time, and a longer time cooking."

sulynn051467 User ID: 4338984 35606
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2012

"I did not have the time to do the braising and instead just used the rub without the salt. They were still delicious!"

ladybugbec User ID: 1452619 121453
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2012

"Just made this for dinner tonight. It was fantastic and easy to make. I used savory instead of sage. Will definitely be making this recipe again!"

2foru User ID: 4061729 83095
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2011

"Delicious, but too salty four our taste. Next time, I'll half or eliminate the salt."

Ladylynn User ID: 48926 35604
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2011

"A family favorite! They're quick and easy, and great when I need a last-minute meal."

MelissaV81 User ID: 1221953 53479
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2011

"These were very simple and fast. I used chicken broth for the sauce instead of wine or apple juice and made a great sauce for the pork and mashed potatoes. Kids loved it and will definitely be making these again."

miessaj User ID: 5210176 83672
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2010

"These were absolutely wonderful!! My whole family loved it!! We had it with salad and green been casserole and it was very quiet at the dinner table! :)"

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