Beer Braised Sirloin Pork Chops

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Sooooo… please bear with me, I m a few glasses deep but still am committed enough to be a better blogger and have this posted tonight!

YAY!

So tonight I went grocery shopping and had something else totally different in mind for dinner, but once I got home and put everything away I decided I wanted to experiment a bit.

I ditched my original plans for fried chicken to go with a Beer Braised Sirloin Pork Chop with Mushrooms.

Mind you, if you follow my blog, you know I hate mushrooms, so this was really for the boyfriend and roommate lol. Such a caring roomie, aren’t I???

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Ingredients

4 Boneless Pork Sirloin Chops (3/4″ thick)

1/4 Cup Flour

1 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

5 Oz. Sliced Mushrooms

1 Purple Onion; Chopped

1 Tbsp. Dried Thyme Leaves

2 Garlic Cloves; minced

2 Tbsp. Butter

8 Ounces Beer (any dark lager will work)

Salt and Pepper

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First, set up a nice assembly line with your pork chops, flour, and a plate.

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Lightly coat each chop with flour and set aside.

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Then heat a sauté pan over medium heat and melt 1 Tbsp. of butter.

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Once it is all bubbly add the pork chops and quickly sear both sides.

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Once both sides are seared and have a nice golden crust around the edges, transfer to a plate and cover with foil.

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Melt the remaining tablespoon of butter in the same sauté pan then add your onions, garlic, mushrooms, and thyme.

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Sauté for one minute then add your chops back to the pan.

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Give the pan a good shake to situate the chops…

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Add the lager and give the pan another shake.

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Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low.

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Cover and simmer for 8 minutes.

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Incase you are wondering what brew I used, there it is…

Now reward yourself with a bottle of Cabernet 😉

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And here you have it!

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