Pork Chops in Ketchup with Lime and Cilantro

Pork Chops in Ketchup with Lime and Cilantro
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:30 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    oil

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    butter

  • 4

    pork sirloin chops, 2.5 cm (1") thick

  • 1

    onion, chopped

  • 2

    cloves of garlic, chopped

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    ketchup

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    Dijon mustard

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    brown sugar

  • 1

    lime, juice and zest

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    smoked paprika or chipotle peppers, ground

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped

Preparation

Fast cooking method

In a frying pan, heat the oil on high and melt the butter.

Brown the chops for 2 minutes on each side. Set aside.

In the same frying pan, brown the onion and garlic.

Add remaining ingredients except for cilantro and bring to a boil.

Place the pork chops back in the pan with the sauce, cover and continue cooking for 7 to 8 minutes.

Serve pork chops with cilantro and a wedge of lime.

Slow cooking method

Preheat oven to 150°C (300°F).

In an ovenproof pan, heat the oil on high and melt the butter.

Brown the pork chops for 2 minutes on each side. Set aside.

In the same pan, brown the onion and garlic.

Add remaining ingredients except for cilantro and bring to a boil.

Place the pork chops back in the pan with the sauce, cover and continue cooking in the oven for 30 minutes.

Source: Féd. des producteurs de porcs du Québec