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pork chops with brandy cream sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
ali Bresnahan
Kihei, HI

We love pork, and I fix pork chops frequently. But I needed to branch out and find a fancier way to fix them once in a while! I think this awesome cream sauce qualifies as fancy. Hope you enjoy!

(1 rating)
yield 2 - 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pork chops with brandy cream sauce

  • 6
    boneless pork chops
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh thyme leaves, chopped fine
  • 1 Tbsp
    coarse sea salt
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    coarse ground pepper (to your taste)
  • olive oil (to brush on chops)
  • cooking oil for pan
  • 1/2 c
    brandy or cognac
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream

How To Make pork chops with brandy cream sauce

  • 1
    Strip thyme leaves from stems and chop fine. Blend with salt and pepper, set aside. Brush chops with olive oil, and sprinkle thyme blend evenly on both sides.
  • 2
    Place cooking oil in large skillet or sauté pan. Heat until oil is shimmering. Carefully add chops, and brown over medium heat on both sides.
  • 3
    When chops are nicely browned on both sides, cover pan and cook chops until done. Allow to rest for 3 minutes in sauté pan. Remove chops from pan and keep warm. Add brandy to sauté pan, stirring with wire whisk to deglaze pan and to capture any yumminess left in pan; reduce over high heat until liquid is syrupy and glazed.
  • 4
    Stir in cream, keep stirring over high heat until cream has thickened.
  • 5
    Spoon over chops to serve....
  • 6
    OR add chops directly to sauce. VERY delicious.

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