Pork Chops Smothered
in Onions and Mushrooms
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 35 minutes
6 slices Smithfield Hickory Smoked Bacon, cut into 1-inch slices
1 Smithfield Garlic and Herb Marinated Fresh Pork Sirloin, cut into five 1-inch chops
2 tablespoons butter
1 large sweet yellow onion, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 cup no-salt-added chicken stock
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon minced garlic
In large skillet over medium-high heat, cook bacon until browned and crisp. Carefully remove bacon and drain on paper towels.
Brown pork chops in bacon grease over medium-high heat, about 2 minutes per side; remove chops from skillet. Then, add butter to bacon grease in skillet; saute onions, mushrooms, salt, and pepper until onions have browned and are tender. Stir in stock, vinegar, and garlic. Cook and stir until reduced by half.
Add browned chops and cooked bacon to skillet. Cover and simmer until internal temperature of meat reached 150 degrees F, turning once, about 10 minutes.