Try this quick and easy recipe for a weekday meal. Serve with noodles and a crisp mixed green salad.
4 boneless pork loin chops, about 1/2-inch thick
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon butter
1/2 cup chopped green onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
1/2 teaspoon thyme
8 ounces beer, room temperature
Freshly ground black pepper
Buttered noodles (optional)
Minced fresh parsley (optional)
- Lightly flour chops.
- Melt butter in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until foaming. Brown chops quickly on both sides. Remove, reserve.
- Add green onion, garlic, mushrooms and thyme; saute for 2 to 3 minutes, until onion is soft.
- Return chops to skillet, add beer; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 7 to 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
- Serve with buttered noodles, garnished with parsley, if desired.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 226 calories Protein 27 grams Fat 8 grams Sodium 123 milligrams Cholesterol 73 milligrams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.