Main Dishes

PERFECT PORK CHOPS

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Before I met my husband, I avoided cooking pork chops – not because I didn’t like the taste of them, but because I could never cook them very well. Most of the time my pork chops came out dry and tasteless, so rather than disappointing myself or my dinner guests, I steered clear of pork entirely. Then Jack taught me how to cook perfect pork chops! The trick to perfectly tender and juicy pork chops is to quickly sear or brown them first over high heat in a frying pan in order to lock in the ju

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2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 two-inch bone-in, center cut pork chops
3 tablespoons butter
2 unpeeled garlic cloves, smashed
3 sprigs of fresh thyme
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. For later in this recipe, place a cooling rack over a large dish or pan. In a large cast iron pan, or other oven-proof sauté pan (do not use a non-stick skillet), heat the oil...
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Nutritions

Calories
168

Sodium
11mg
0% DV

Fat
16g
24% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
1g
0% DV

Fiber
0.7g
2% DV