Pork Chops & Sauerkraut in Beer

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Render fat in hot skillet and brown pork chops on both sides with sliced garlic (about 5 to 7 minutes a side).
  2. Remove chops from skillet; drain fat and remove garlic; reduce heat; return chops to skillet.
  3. Season both sides of chops.
  4. Cover chops with thinly sliced onion and then sauerkraut.
  5. Pour most of beer over all.
  6. Cover and simmer slowly for 45 minutes to 1 hour, baste occasionally; do not allow to cook dry.
  7. Goes well with sweet potatoes, baked beans, or corn.
Most Helpful

5 5

This was wonderful!! The pork chops were so tender and the flavors were great. I use minced garlic and didn't remove it. I also didn't use marjoram or summer savory, because I didn't see it until it was too late, and I realized I didn't have any! I think next time I'd like to use a darker beer... I used Miller High Life. This is definitely a repeat. Thanks for a great recipe.

5 5

This was absolutely delicious. Very rich tasting and very filling. It was VERY easy to cook. Perfect for a busy afternoon of house cleaning. Put it on and leave it. My changes were minor. I used minced garlic and did not remove it. I seasoned the chops as they were cooking rather than after. Thanks for this new comfort food!