Grilled Pork Chops and Caramelized Pears
recipe for Grilled Pork Chops and Caramelized
Pears has been reproduced courtesy of Orce
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We all know pork and apple are a perfect pairing but
what about pork and pears? Here is a pork and pear recipe
with a Spanish twist - absolutely bursting with flavour
but still very simple at the same time.
for Grilled Pork Chops and Caramelized Pears
6 Pork chops (1/2 inch thick)
2 Pears cut into thick segments
5 Garlic cloves (minced)
150ml Sherry or cider
2 Large onions cut into wedges
Knob of butter
2 Tablespoons white sugar
Sprig rosemary or Thyme (Chopped)
Splash olive oil
to make Grilled Pork Chops and Caramelized Pears
together the olive oil, water, herbs, garlic, salt,
sugar and pork chops in a cazuela and marinade for
2 - 3 hours.
a cazuela reduce the vinegar by half until the consistency
becomes similar to syrup.
a baking tray add the butter and cook the pears and
onion until browned and soft.
in the reduction and add the pork chops, covering
the chops with the onion and pears
in the oven for 40 - 50 minutes.
the chops pouring a generous drizzle of caramelized
reduction over the top.
with permission of Orce