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Any good spices from the cupboard to throw on Pork Chops?
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WallSal55    Posted 09-25-2002 at 10:53:33       [Reply]  [No Email]
Most of the time, I enjoy them plain. But lately,
need something to put on them. (salt free, sugar
free, msg free)


dig    Posted 09-25-2002 at 18:03:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
French Onion soup and Garlic. Mix the two together in a cast iron skillet. Put in the chops and cook on medium, turning ever now and again. When the chops are done, use the soup/garlic mix to make gravy for the mashed potatoes. Add some green beans for a veg. And home-made cherry pie for dessert.

Dang, just made myself hungry.


DeadCarp - quick marinade    Posted 09-25-2002 at 17:45:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
I thaw them out, mix a slug of ketchup, splash of soy sauce & touch of Jabanero Sauce and smear all over them, marinate overnite in a fridge baggie and ready to go! If you're hungry now, cook them now!


Talking about Pigs...cooked that is...    Posted 09-25-2002 at 16:42:45       [Reply]  [Send Email]
...although you guys got me wondering about spoiling them before getting them in my skillet..

Ok Wall..here it goes,fresh garlic[lots of it if you like it], fresh onions,fresh red bell peppers,[no salt? no sugar? or msg?,makes sense for the last one though]2tbls olive oil,a drop of lemmon and black pepper.Let it rest for some hours.Get it in a skillet,covered. Simmer at a very,very low heat,from the very start,for about two hours,remember,very low heat,the skillet will fill with all the chops tasty juices...hmm..let it cook for two hours.Now...turn the heat to a full hight speed...all the way,watch them,you don't want it to get burned.Get it almost dry to a nice brown color.
Pork Chops cooked this way will be as tender as a babys butt.Of course they will taste even better with a bit of salt:-)

You can save 1/2 a cup of the chops juice to make a gravy for,maybe, mashed 'potatoes',white rice or pasta.Saute 1/4 of an onion in butter,add the remaining juice.Let it simmer for 5minutes.Meanwhile mix 1tsp corn starch in one ounce of water;add it to the simming onions,mixing with a wisk.Turn it off.Keep mixing until you get a nice gravy.

I love the Cesar Salad for this , but also saute vegetables.

Some red wine maybe? Or Beer!!

Try it WallSal, you won't regret it...

Hope you like it
Patria

PS:I'm having Lipton Soup right now...


jamo    Posted 09-25-2002 at 15:39:16       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I always marinate them. Little garlic, lea & perrins, white pepper, generous gingera and if your not offended a can of beer. Let them sit over night. You'l love them.


Hmmmmm...I'll try your recipe..    Posted 09-25-2002 at 17:11:03       [Reply]  [Send Email]
...sounds tasty..:-)
Although I'll take a second beer to gulp them down also!! LOL

Patria


jamo    Posted 09-25-2002 at 15:40:30       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I forgot the oil.


Larry    Posted 09-25-2002 at 15:16:26       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I like mine just fried with a little salt and pepper on them. If you want extra tender pork chops try soaking them in milk for a while before you cook them. Another thing that makes good marinade is Italian salid dressing.


Darryl (Mo)    Posted 09-25-2002 at 15:15:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
Sage accompanies pork well. Just a touch, though. Too much is, well, too much!


Thoroughbred    Posted 09-25-2002 at 11:27:07       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I like using Garlic power, onion powder, celery seeds and fresh ground black pepper. Add a little olive oil and fry or grill.

Very good this way:)


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