This seared pork chops in the mushroom sauce has simple ingredients that will allow you to have dinner on your table in under 30 minutes. For the best flavor and golden, juicy result, you’re going to sear some pork chops in a butter/oil mixture. Saute and season sliced mushrooms then add the remaining ingredients for the creamy mushroom sauce.
Return pork chops, smother in sauce and cook until tender Use whatever mushrooms you have on hand. White mushrooms, cremini or portobello mushrooms will all work in this recipe. You can serve with rice or your favorite meal.
- 4 pork chops, bone-in or boneless (about 1-inch thick)
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- Salt and fresh cracked black pepper, to taste
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
For the mushroom sauce
- 1 cup sliced brown mushrooms
- 4-5 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
- 1/2 cup (125ml) broth
- 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Combine paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Pat the pork chops dry with kitchen paper then season generously with the spice mix.
- Heat olive oil and butter in a skillet over medium-high until butter is melted.
- Sear the pork chops for 3-5 minutes per side until well browned on both sides. Transfer to a warm plate and set aside.
- In the same skillet, add the mushrooms and stir fry until golden brown, scraping up any bits left over from the chops.
- Add garlic, parsley and Italian seasoning then stir fry for another 30 seconds before pouring in the cream. Allow simmering for 3-4 minutes until slightly thickened and adjust seasoning if needed.
- Place pork chops and their juices back into the sauce and allow to simmer for 2-3 minutes, or until the pork chops are cooked to your liking.
- Garnish with remaining fresh parsley and serve immediately with cauliflower rice, zucchini noodles, or pasta.