Baked Pork Chops
|Butter/Olive oil||2 Tablespoon (30 Milliliter)|
|Pork chops||6 (Loin / Rib, 3/4 Inch Thick)|
|Sugar||1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)|
|Onion||1 , finely chopped|
|Green pepper||1 Small, diced|
|Fresh mushrooms||250 Milliliter, sliced to make 1 cup|
|Canned tomato sauce||8 Ounce (1 Can / 213 Milliliter)|
|Thyme||1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)|
|Crumbled bay leaves||1|
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
In an iron frying pan, melt the butter or heat the olive oil.
Rub one side of each chop with a bit of the teaspoon of sugar.
Brown this side first.
Brown the chops in the hot fat over high heat.
Arrange the chops, as they are browned, in a shallow 10 x 6 x 2-inch (25 x 15 x 5-cm) casserole dish.
Salt and pepper to taste.
To the fat remaining in the pan, add the onion and green pepper, stir 3 to 4 minutes over medium heat.
Add the rest of the ingredients.
Taste for seasoning.
Bring to a boil and pour over the chops.
Cover the dish with a foil and bake one hour in the preheated oven.
Serve with rice or fine noodles.