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Pork Chops with Vinegar Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Pork Chops with Vinegar

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"Pork chops with vinegar and anchovy sauce is a recipe handed down by a friend who owns an Italian restaurant. Serve this savory dish with fluffy mashed potatoes and fried apple rings."

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Original recipe makes 6 pork chops Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Pound pork chops to 1/4 inch thickness. Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a skillet over medium-high heat and brown pork on both sides, about 2 minutes per side. Drain fat. Pour water, vinegar, salt, and pepper in pan. Bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and cook chops until tender, about 30 minutes. Remove chops from skillet, leaving juices, and place on a platter to keep warm.
  2. Mash the anchovy fillets together with 2 teaspoons butter, and 1/2 teaspoon flour. Whisk this paste into the simmering liquid to thicken. Cook and stir until the liquid has thickened and the flour is no longer grainy, 3 to 4 minutes. Pour sauce over pork chops to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 29, 2008

This is very similar to a recipe I use - only additions are I add a small mashed clove of garlic, a cup of chicken stock and finely sliced onions and peppers to sauce before adding roux. It is amazing - my husband is the pickiest eater ever and not only does he not suspect anchovies - he loves this recipe!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 09, 2010

The flavor was not that good and my chops came out dry; I'm wondering if it could have been because my chops were thicker than 1/4". I also used anchovy paste but I couldn't really taste it; the vinegar overpowered it. I will keep attempting to get nice succulent pork chop but I don't plan to make this recipe again! :)

 

11 Ratings

Nov 11, 2007

Outstanding. I love vinegar, but even my husband (who does not like it as much as me because he had to clean with it as a child!) loved this dish. The vinegar is not too overpowering - just very mellow. The anchovy roux is delicious - and I've never considered myself a fan of them. I was really surprised by how much we liked this dish. Can't say enough about it. A must try for everyone who comes across it!

 
Aug 01, 2007

Loved this dish! I'm a huge vinegar fan, so i tried this receipe as soon as i found it. So glad I did! Simple to prepare & delicious. The pork was tender & so flavorful. Loved the vinegar/anchovy combination. Doubled the sauce and sprinkled the tiniest bit of sugar in it at the end. Other than that, wouldn't change a thing. Reminder - this is a white wine vinegar sauce (not sweet like a balsamic sauce), so a little goes a long way. You might want to serve it on the side. Thanks so much for posting :)!

 
Oct 16, 2009

good recipe! i used pork steaks and balsamic vinegar since its what i had. were really easy and simple to make. i served these with rice.

 
Jan 08, 2009

Amazing flavor for such a simple recipe. I used anchovy paste instead of the filets and butter and still got amazing results. This one will become a regular!

 
Jan 21, 2010

Love this dish! It has the 'tang' of pork chops and sauerkraut (which I LOVE) but gives me something different to make with the same basic flavor. I made one change...I used capers instead of anchovies...YUM

 
Aug 04, 2012

I guess I don't care for tangy gravy-sauces. I like vinegar, but not like this.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 242 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 84 mg
  • 28%
  • Fat
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 25.6 g
  • 51%
  • Sodium
  • 639 mg
  • 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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