Medaillons De Porc Au Camembert (Pork W/Camembert - France)

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Recipe by twissis

1 of my favorite recipes from among my collection combines pork chops w/brie cheese. This recipe from *The Best Ever French Cooking Course* cookbook by Carole Clements & Elizabeth Wolf-Cohen is similar to it, but just enough different to make it esp appealing to me. Per the intro, "Not surprisingly, most cheese-producing regions of France have a tradition of recipes using their own home-produced cheese. This recipe combines several of the fine products of Normandy." I must confess that (as written) this recipe was intended to serve 4 w/4-oz servings, but I knew that would never work at our table, so I adapted it to serve 4 w/what I saw as more realistic 6-oz servings. I hope you'll agree & enjoy the outcome. :-)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put the pork fillets between 2 sheets of grease-proof paper or clear film & pound w/the flat side of a meat mallet or roll w/a rolling pin to flatten to a thickness of about 1/2-inch. Sprinkle fillets w/pepper.
  2. Melt butter in a heavy frying pan over med-high heat till it begins to brown & then add the meat. Cook for 5 min (turning once) or till just cooked through. Transfer to a warmed dish & cover to keep warm.
  3. Add the wine to the same pan & bring to a gentle boil, scraping the meat drippings from the base of the pan. Stir in the creme fraiche (or cream) + the herbs & bring back to a gentle boil.
  4. Add the cheese, mustard & any meat juices that have accumulated from the warm meat. Add more creme fraiche (or cream) as desired to reach your preferred sauce consistency & adjust seasoning to taste pref. Serve immediately w/the sauce & garnish w/the chopped parsley.

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