“Listed below are two variation. The "stir-ins" of capers or cornichons add just enough je ne sais quoi to make the dish really sing. Adapted from The Bonne Femme Cookbook by Wini Moranville sold on Amazon.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Season both sides of the pork chops with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat until it shimmers. Add the pork chops, reduce the heat to medium, and cook, turning once, until slightly pink inside (145ºF), 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer the pork chops to a platter and cover with foil to keep warm.
  2. Drain off all but a sheen of fat from the skillet. Add the shallot to the pan and sauté briefly, until translucent. Add the broth and the wine to the skillet, stirring with a whisk to loosen any browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Bring to a boil and boil until the liquid is reduced to 1/2 cup, cooking about 4 to 5 minutes, depending on the heat and your pan size. Whisk in the mustard and butter. Bring to a boil and whisk in the cream and the parsley.
  3. Divide the chops among four dinner plates, spoon the sauce over the chops, and serve.
  4. Variations:
  5. Pork Chops with Cornichon-Mustard Sauce: Stir 1/4 cup julienned cornichons into the finished sauce and gently heat through.
  6. Pork Chops with Mustard-Caper Sauce: Add 1/4 teaspoon crushed dried herbes de Provence when you add the shallot. Stir 1/4 cup drained capers into the finished sauce.

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