Party Pork Chops

I just think the name of this recipe is great! No idea where it comes from and not really something I would think of serving at a party but sounds intriguing!

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So like most of the recipes in this book the ingredients are pretty basic and stuff you’d normally have in the fridge or cupboard most days. I know I said this the last time I cooked pork chops but I’m not a massive fan of the chop, I do like pork but would pick loin if I had a choice.

This is so simple to cook, first off they are fried till lightly browned and them the lemon slice placed on top, I reckon I had them frying for only a minute on each side

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Then the rest of the ingredients are poured over and at this point it really doesn’t look like much..

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I left to simmer with the lid on and after about 7-8 minutes the volume of liquid had increased significantly. I assume this may have something to do with lid being on?? So I basted a few times and after 30 minutes there was even more liquid..

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The minute you take the lid off it does start to thicken up quickly and it does smell good. It’s a really familiar smell that I couldn’t place but my daughter thought it smelt like pizza! After 10 minutes of simmering the sauce was now quite thick and sticky

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We were having this with some mashed potatoes and baby sweetcorn, I didn’t serve with any extra lemon but just a garnish of parsley!!

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Well this is just fab! The pork isn’t too tough considering the cooking time, it could be done a touch less but it’s the amazing sauce that makes this soo good! It’s almost like a sweet and sour sauce and it’s quite sticky. There definitely wasn’t enough sauce for my liking! Still no idea why it’s a party pork chop, I do love that name for it and all three if us loved it as a dinner!

Would I make this again? Yes, need to have a party now just to serve these chops!!

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