Pork Chops With Mushroom Bourbon Cream Sauce
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- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 lb button mushroom, sliced
- 1⁄4 cup chopped onion
- 2 large garlic cloves, chopped
- 1⁄2 cup dry white wine
- 1 cup chicken stock
- 1⁄2 cup heavy cream
- 1⁄4 cup bourbon whiskey
- coarse salt
- fresh ground black pepper
- 1 large egg
- 2 tablespoons water
- 4 center-cut pork chops, about 6 - 7 ounces each
- all-purpose flour
- 2 cups plain dried breadcrumbs
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
- Saute the mushrooms, garlic and onions in a large skillet with olive oil over medium-high heat. Saute until the mushrooms are browned; about 15 minutes.
- Add the wine. Turn the heat up to high and boil until the liquid has thickened and becomes the consistency of a glaze; about 4 minutes.
- Add the stock and bourbon. Boil the mixture until it is reduced by two-thirds.
- Add the heavy cream and simmer until the sauce thickens; several minutes.
- In a shallow baking dish, whisk together an egg and 2 tablespoons of water.
- Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly on both sides of the pork chops.
- Add flour to a small bowl. To another small bowl, add the breadcrumbs.
- Dip the pork chops into the flour and coat evenly.
- Next dip the chop into the egg mixture then into the breadcrumbs, coating evenly.
- In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the pork chops and cook for 4 minutes per side or until browned. Flip the chops over again, cover and lower the heat and cook for another 5 minutes.
- Bring the sauce to a simmer and add the chopped basil to the skillet. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Serve the sauce drizzled over the pork chops.
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