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Madrid Pork Chops

This recipe for Madrid Pork Chops has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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This recipe from Madrid incorporates some very basic ingredients which, when mixed together result in some lovely flavours. The use of garlic and hot paprika in this Spanish pork recipe adds a fiery touch to succulent thick pork chops and is a meal ideal at any time of year.

Ingredients for Madrid Pork Chops

6 pork chops (inch thick)
Tablespoon paprika
4 Garlic cloves (crushed)
2 Onions (diced)
6 Sprigs broadleaf parsley
Olive oil
Crushed black pepper

How to make Madrid Pork Chops

  • Mix together the crushed garlic, onion and parsley.
  • Season with salt and crushed black peppercorns.
  • Add a good splash of olive oil and mix into a paste consistency than add the paprika.
  • Place the chops onto a shallow baking tray and spoon over the mixture coating all the meat thoroughly.
  • Place in the oven and cook for 30 - 35 minutes until chops are done.
  • Serve with boiled or mashed potatoes or "patatas bravas".

Madrid Pork Chops

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams