Pork Chops With Pepper Sauce

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"This is a recipe by Rocco Dispirito that he posted in the Costco Connection magazine. He says: Like most meats, pork can get dry and tough if overcooked. He thinks people are so afraid of eating under cooked meat that they tend to compensate by cooking the life (along with the flavor and tenderness) right out of it. So follow his timing directions, then stop. Really!"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (219 g)
  • Calories 233.1
  • Total Fat - 14.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 59 mg
  • Sodium - 687 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 3.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 0.5 g
  • Protein - 21.5 g
  • Calcium - 21.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat the olive oil in a large saute pan over high heat.

Step 2

Add the pork chops and brown for about 3 minutes on each side.

Step 3

Transfer to a baking sheet to rest.

Step 4

In a bowl, stir the cornstarch into the beef broth.

Step 5

Drain the oil from the saute pan and return pan to medium heat.

Step 6

Deglaze the pan with the stock and whisk until the stock boils and thickens.

Step 7

Season with the pepper.

Step 8

Garnish with red sorrel (if using)


No special items needed.

3 Reviews


Phenomenal flavor with simple ingredients... my favorite kind of recipe. I REALLY can't stress how good the pork chops were, and the pan sauce is soooo good drizzled over the pork. I didn't use the red sorrel. I'm not going to lie, Teresa... I don't even know what it is. Made for B'Zazzled Tag here in the 'Zazz forums & What's on the Menu at FFF.


review by:
(2 Apr 2023)


Easy, quick and yummy! After a long day this was a dream to make. Did add a wee bit of garlic powder to the gravy as I used SF beef broth. Thanks for sharing Teresa! Made for Billboard Recipe Tag.


review by:
(3 Nov 2018)


My husband and I loved this easy pork chop recipe. I did cook it a little longer than the recipe suggests since I had rather large chops. It's so quick to put together and the gravy really makes it special. I added just a touch of salt to the pepper gravy. It's a keeper! Thank you!


review by:
(9 Oct 2018)

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