Roasted pork chops with caramelized pears and thyme

Roasted pork chops with caramelized pears and thyme

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Sandra Schumann

Sandra Schumann

Contributor

"Looking for something to cook on a cozy night in? Try this hearty combination of roasted pork chops and pears."

Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
5
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
225 g
pork chops
2
pears
3
shallots
1 tbsp
unsalted butter
1 tbsp
olive oil
8 sprigs
thyme
50 ml
orange liqueur
salt
pepper
olive oil (for frying)
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Utensils

2 ovens, cutting board, knife, grill pan, tongs, frying pan, spatula, 1 baking dish

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Nutrition per serving

Cal442
Protein26 g
Fat20 g
Carb29 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Quarter and core pears and slice the quarters into thin slits. Peel and halve the shallots. Set both aside.
    • 2 pears
    • 3 shallots
    • oven
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Quarter and core pears and slice the quarters into thin slits. Peel and halve the shallots. Set both aside.

  • Step 2/4

    Season both sides of the pork chops with salt. Transfer to a hot grill pan and grill on all sides, for approx. 10 min. in total.
    • 225 g pork chops
    • salt
    • grill pan
    • tongs

    Season both sides of the pork chops with salt. Transfer to a hot grill pan and grill on all sides, for approx. 10 min. in total.

  • Step 3/4

    In a second pan, heat the butter and olive oil and add sliced pears, shallots, and thyme sprigs and sauté for approx. 5 min. Season with salt and pepper. Add the orange liqueur and let simmer for approx. 30 sec. more.
    • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 8 sprigs thyme
    • 50 ml orange liqueur
    • pepper
    • frying pan
    • spatula

    In a second pan, heat the butter and olive oil and add sliced pears, shallots, and thyme sprigs and sauté for approx. 5 min. Season with salt and pepper. Add the orange liqueur and let simmer for approx. 30 sec. more.

  • Step 4/4

    Place the pears in the bottom of a baking dish and place the pork chops on top. Transfer to a preheated oven and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 min. Remove and let the chops rest at least 5 min. before serving. Enjoy!
    • oven
    • 1 baking dish

    Place the pears in the bottom of a baking dish and place the pork chops on top. Transfer to a preheated oven and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 min. Remove and let the chops rest at least 5 min. before serving. Enjoy!

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