Tequila Pork Chops

"These quick pan browned chops makes a hearty meat dish with rich bold flavors.Recipe comes from Sunset magazine."
 
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Tequila Pork Chops created by Chef GreanEyes
Ready In:
30mins
Ingredients:
9
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Trim and discard fat from chops.
  • Wipe chops with a damp towel, then press cumin seeds equally onto pork chops.
  • Place a 10-to 12-inch nonstick frying over high heat.
  • When hot add 1 teaspoon butter, tilting pan to coat.
  • add chops and turn as necessary to brown well on both sides about 6 minutes total.
  • Stir in garlic.
  • Remove pan from heat (away from vent,fan, or inflammables).
  • Stir in broth, tequila, and lime juice into pan.
  • 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.
  • Transfer chops to a platter; keep warm.
  • Over high heat, boil pan juices until reduced to 3 to 4 tablespoons, about 2 minutes.
  • Add remaining butter,in a lump, and stir until blended with sauce.
  • Season to taste with chilies.
  • Pour sauce over chops.
  • add salt and pepper to taste.

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  1. Chef GreanEyes
    Bring on the cumin seeds!! wow! loved this!! Update 1-24-09 made again and used poblano peppers instead of jalapenos for kids. BUT kids didn't like the cumin (they ARE picky), so next time i may just not put cumin seeds on theirs but still use for the adults! Added more garlic and butter when making more sauce.
     
  2. Chef GreanEyes
    Bring on the cumin seeds!! wow! loved this!! Update 1-24-09 made again and used poblano peppers instead of jalapenos for kids. BUT kids didn't like the cumin (they ARE picky), so next time i may just not put cumin seeds on theirs but still use for the adults! Added more garlic and butter when making more sauce.
     
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    Tequila Pork Chops Created by Chef GreanEyes
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    Tequila Pork Chops Created by Chef GreanEyes
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    Tequila Pork Chops Created by Chef GreanEyes

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