Spiced Kurobuta Pork Chops
Need a dairy free main course? Spiced Kurobuta Pork Chops could be a tremendous recipe to try. One serving contains 506 calories, 33g of protein, and 36g of fat. This recipe serves 4. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. A mixture of ground aleppo pepper, malabar peppercorns, hungarian paprika, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. To use up the olive oil you could follow this main course with the Sauteed Banana, Granolan and Yogurt Parfait as a dessert.
Mix Aleppo pepper, paprika, coarse salt, ground Malabar pepper, and fresh sage in small bowl.
Brush pork on both sides with 2 tablespoons oil.
Sprinkle generously with all of spice mixture; press to adhere.
Spread flour on plate. Dredge pork in flour; shake off excess.
Heat 3 tablespoons oil in large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.
Add pork and cook until brown, 3 minutes per side.
Transfer skillet to oven and bake until instant-read thermometer inserted into center of pork registers 145°F, about 10 minutes.
Serve pork with Braised Bacon, Pomegranate, and Pine Nut Relish.
*Ground Aleppo pepper from Syria has a moderate heat level and tastes slightly sweet. It is available at some specialty foods stores and by mail from Surfas (310-559-4770; surfasonline.com).
**Malabar peppercorns, from the coast of western India, are especially pungent and zesty. They are available in the spice section of some supermarkets and by mail from The Spice Hunter(800-444-3061; spicehunter.com).
Recommended wine: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling
Pork Chops works really well with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Riesling. Chardonnay suits simple chops or chops in a butter or cream sauce, dry riesling complements sweet additions like honey mustard or apples, and pinot noir is a safe bet for pork dishes in general. You could try Laguna Winery Russian River Chardonnay. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.1 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 16 dollars per bottle.
Laguna Winery Russian River ChardonnayNestled in the heart of the Russian River Valley, Laguna Ranch Vineyard has been home to world-class Chardonnay for the past 30 years. The vineyard owes its long growing season to the cool fog that rolls in from the Pacific Ocean, giving our Chardonnay grapes a delicate balance between crisp acidity and ripe fruit flavors. An elegant expression of its namesake vineyard, Laguna Ranch Vineyard Chardonnay is an exceptionally well-balanced and luxurious wine. Opens with notes of apple, pear, quince and tangerine, framed by sweet undertones of Asian spice. Well balanced and rich, this Chardonnay has an expressive mouthfeel and a layered, lingering finish.