Julia Child's Casserole-Sauteed Pork Chops

Recipe by KellyMac6
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 6
    pork chops, cut 1 inch thick
  • 3 -4
    tablespoons rendered pork fat or 3 -4 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    garlic cloves, halved (optional)
  • 12
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  • Dry the pork chops on paper towels.
  • Heat the fat or oil in the casserole until it is moderately hot, then brown the chops, 2 or 3 at a time, on each side for 3 to 4 minutes. As they are browned transfer them to a side dish.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoons thyme if they have not been previously marinated.
  • Pour the fat out of the casserole and add the butter and garlic if using.
  • Return the chops to the casserole, overlapping slightly, and baste them with the butter.
  • Cover and heat the casserole until the meat is sizzling, then set in lower third of preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Turn and baste the chops once or twice.
  • Remove chops to serving platter.
  • Remove all but 2 Tb. of fat from the casserole and add in the white wine.
  • Boil rapidly, scraping up coagulated cooking juices until you have about 1/2 cup of concentrated sauce. Pour sauce over chops.
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