Tequila Pork Chops

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Barb G.

These quick pan browned chops makes a hearty meat dish with rich bold flavors.Recipe comes from Sunset magazine.

Top Review by Mustang Sally 54269

Two thumbs up all the way on this recipe. Very tasty & interesting flavour in the sauce. I added gravy ingredients to the final sauce and used on the mashed potatoes we had with the chops. Didn't change ingredients, however, I didn't have cumin seeds so I used cumin powder & it worked fine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim and discard fat from chops.
  2. Wipe chops with a damp towel, then press cumin seeds equally onto pork chops.
  3. Place a 10-to 12-inch nonstick frying over high heat.
  4. When hot add 1 teaspoon butter, tilting pan to coat.
  5. add chops and turn as necessary to brown well on both sides about 6 minutes total.
  6. Stir in garlic.
  7. Remove pan from heat (away from vent,fan, or inflammables).
  8. Stir in broth, tequila, and lime juice into pan.
  9. Set over high heat, when liquid is boiling, reduce heat and simmer until meat is no longer pink in the center (cut to test), about 4 minutes.
  10. Transfer chops to a platter; keep warm.
  11. Over high heat, boil pan juices until reduced to 3 to 4 tablespoons, about 2 minutes.
  12. Add remaining butter,in a lump, and stir until blended with sauce.
  13. Season to taste with chilies.
  14. Pour sauce over chops.
  15. add salt and pepper to taste.

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