Cookbook Main Dishes Pork

San Francisco Pork Chops

4 – 1/2″ to 3/4″ thick pork chops
1 clove garlic, minced
1 T. oil

2 tsp. oil
4 T. dry sherry or chicken broth
4 T. soy sauce
2 T. brown sugar
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
2 tsp. cornstarch
2 T. water

  1. Trim fat from pork chops.
  2. Heat oil in skillet and brown pork chops on both sides.
  3. Remove from pan.
  4. Saute garlic for 1 minute; be careful not to burn the garlic.
  5. Combine oil, sherry or broth, soy sauce, brown sugar and red pepper.
  6. Place chops in skillet and pour sauce over them. Cover tightly and simmer over low heat until chops are tender and cooked through, 30 to 35 minutes. Add a little water if needed to keep sauce from cooking down. Turn once during cooking time.
  7. Remove chops.
  8. Stir in cornstarch dissolved in water. Cook until thickened.
  9. Pour over chops and serve.

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