San Francisco Pork Chops

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 7-1/2 hours


4 servings

Updated: Mar. 21, 2023
It's easy to please friends and family with these fast-to-fix San Francisco Pork Chops. Simmered in a tangy sauce all day, they're so moist and delicious by dinnertime that they practically melt in your mouth. —Tara Bonesteel, Dayton, New Jersey
San Francisco Pork Chops Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (8 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup red wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • Hot cooked rice


  1. In a large skillet, brown pork chops on both sides in oil; transfer to a 3- to 4-qt. slow cooker. Add garlic to drippings; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add the soy sauce, wine, brown sugar and pepper flakes; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Pour over chops.
  2. Cook, covered, on low 5-7 hours or until meat is tender. Remove chops. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; gradually stir into slow cooker. Return chops to slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts

1 pork chop: 408 calories, 22g fat (7g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 999mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 38g protein.