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Pork Chop 'n' Kraut Dinner Recipe

Leota Hall prepares a complete meal in her pressure cooker. "Add a salad or veggie and dinner's ready," says the Lincoln, Nebraska cook.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) Bavarian sauerkraut, drained
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 1-1/2 cups water

Directions

  • 1. In a pressure cooker, cook pork chops in oil until lightly browned on each side; drain. Remove chops; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add sauerkraut to cooker; sprinkle with brown sugar. place pork chops and potatoes over sauerkraut; add water.
  • 2. Close cover securely; place pressure regulator on vent pipe. Bring cooker to full pressure over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 15 minutes. (Pressure regulator should maintain a slow steady rocking motion or release of steam; adjust heat if needed.) Remove from the heat. Immediately cool according to manufacturer's directions until pressure is completely reduced. Yield: 6 servings.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer