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Bourbon Braised Pork Chops

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Bourbon braised pork chops are savory and flavorful. Prepared with orange juice, all spice and currants, this lovely pork recipe is juicy and a bit fruity to taste.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pork chops 4 (1 Inch Thick)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Orange slices 4
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bourbon 2 Tablespoon
  Currants/Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Combine flour, salt, and pepper; dredge chops in flour mixture.
Brown on both sides in oil in a large skillet.
Place an orange slice on each chop.
Combine brown sugar, cornstarch, and allspice in a small saucepan; gradually stir in water.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat; stir in orange juice, bourbon, and currants.
Spoon over pork chops.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour or until pork chops are tender, stirring occasionally.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Pork

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