Sage Pork Chops with Cider Pan Gravy Recipe
- 4 bone-in center-cut pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 3 tablespoons dried sage leaves
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1/2 cup apple cider or juice
- 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
- Minced fresh parsley
- 1. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper; rub with sage. Place flour in a small shallow bowl; coat chops with flour.
- 2. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown chops in butter and oil on both sides. Remove and keep warm.
- 3. Add cider, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Cook, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Stir in broth; cook 3 minutes longer. Add cream; cook for 2-3 minutes or until gravy is slightly thickened. Return chops to the pan; cover and cook for 6-8 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Garnish with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons gravy equals 447 calories, 32 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 119 mg cholesterol, 178 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 29 g protein.
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.