How to Make Juicy Pork Chops

Pork chops can go from juicy to dry in mere moments, follow these tips and this recipe for juicy pork chops.

Pork needs to be cooked thoroughly unlike steak, thus running the risk of drying out the meat. Even a few minutes can spell the difference between moist, tender pork chops and dry, tight-textured chops.

This tender flavorful pork chop recipe promises easy and delivers on that promise. The cornstarch provides a light coating to meat that prevents overcooking and toughening the outer layers of meat and give it a soft, slippery and velvety texture.

You will have better results if you purchase pork chops that have been cut about 1.5cm thick.


How to Make Juicy Pork Chops
 
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Recipe Type: Main
Serves: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 pork chops 1.5cm thick
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoon rice wine
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
Instructions
  1. Whisk oyster sauce, rice wine, garlic, sugar and water together in a bowl. Add pork chops, coat with the sauce and marinade for half an hour.
  2. Drain the pork chops, add cornflour to the marinade and mix well. Dredge chops in flour mixture and shake off excess.
  3. Add the oil to the non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, add the pork chops and cook 2 to 2.5 minutes on the each side.
  4. Add the onion slices to the remaining oil and cook until onions are softened and tinged golden, add balsamic vinegar and oyster sauce (one teaspoon). serve with pork chops.

 

Lei Zhang

My name is Lei. I grew up in China and have been living in New Zealand for almost two decades. During the day time, I work in an IT job. My passion for food and photograph has led me to this space where I can share my recipes and express my artistic side. I am striving to find the best matched ingredients to create the simple and tasty dishes. I summarize the recipes to as simple as possible and leave the room for your creativity. Thanks for stopping by, grab your aprons, get cooking, enjoy the food and life!

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