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braised drunken pork porterhouse

Recipe by
Lou Kostura
Belmont, CA

When I have a lack of Ideas for dinner I tend to wander around the grocery store and try and put a recipe together as I do. I found some fresh blackberries on sale for 2 bucks, paired it with bone in porkchops, port wine and a few seasonings and it is a hit.

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For braised drunken pork porterhouse

  • 2
    pork porterhouse chops
  • 1/2 tsp
    granulated garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    granulated toasted onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 oz
    black berries fresh
  • 1 c
    vegetable broth
  • 2 c
    port wine
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil

How To Make braised drunken pork porterhouse

  • 1
    Bring chops to room temperature and dry rub with garlic, onion, paprika, salt and pepper
  • 2
    Sear chops in oven proof skillet in a little olive oil and remove from pan
  • 3
    add berries, port wine and broth to pan. bring to a low boil scraping up all the pan bits and crushing the berries a little
  • 4
    preheat oven to 350
  • 5
    put chops back in pan, cover and place in 350 oven until sauce is reduced by half or about 1 1/2 hours
  • 6
    after i removed from oven i removed chops, placed sauce back on stove top as it was still a little to thin for what i wanted so i simmered a bit longer and then used the immersion blender to smooth out the berries in the sauce.

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