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San Francisco Chops

Recipe Information


  • 4 pork chops (medium thickness)
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Sauce:
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) oil
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml) dry sherry or broth
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml) soy sauce (recommend low-sodium)
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) crushed red pepper
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) water
  • cooked rice
  • Trim pork chops of fat.
  • Heat oil in skillet.
  • Brown chops on both sides.
  • Remove and add a little more oil if needed.
  • Saute garlic for a minute, being careful not to burn it.
  • Combine oil, sherry or broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, and red pepper.
  • Place chops in skillet.
  • Pour sauce over them and cover tightly.
  • Simmer over low heat until chops are tender and cooked through, 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Add a little water if neeeded to keep sauce from cooking down too much.
  • Turn once.
  • Remove chops to platter.
  • Dissolve cornstarch in water and stir into pan. Cook until thickened.
  • Pour over pork shops.
  • Serve over bed of rice if preferred.
I actually got this recipe from this website a few months ago. I've altered it slightly, but I don't deserve the credit for it's creation.