Pork Loin, Mushroom Sofrito & Fall Herbs

I love how aromatic and tasty these chops are. Pork chops are pretty lean, so don’t be afraid of cooking them medium well, to keep its favor and juiciness. The secret about the mushroom sofrito is to cook it quick and for a short time, almost like a stir fry, so you can keep their consistency and flavor. They are so tasty that you can also serve them as an appetizer with fresh bread. Try it!

What you need for the pork:

  • 2 thick pork loin chops (same size)
  • 2 tbsp. Extra virgen olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Fresh thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

What you need for the sofrito:

  • 4-5 oz mushrooms (blend of different varieties), sliced
  • 2 tbsp. Extra virgen olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Splash of white wine (any dry wine)
  • Fresh rosemary (to taste)
  • Fresh thyme (to taste)
  • Salt and pepper 

Season the chops with salt, pepper, lemon juice and set aside. On a skillet or cast iron pan on medium high heat, add the oil and sear one side of the chops until browned (about 3 min). Then flip them, add the garlic, the thyme, turn down the heat to medium low and cover. Slowly cook the other side until golden brown. Cook for 3-4 more minutes, depending on the size. Meanwhile, on a medium high heat pan, add olive oil and the mushrooms. Sauté for about 1-2 minutes, then add the garlic, the splash of wine and stir until the alcohol evaporates. Finish with the the herbs, salt, pepper and serve on a plate top of the pork.

 

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