Lemon Thyme Creamy Pork Chops


Creamy Lemon Thyme Pork Chops

Serves 4

6 pork chops, thin cut

2 garlic cloves, chopped

1 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup lemon juice

1/2 cup dry white wine

4 Tablespoons butter, divided

1 1/2 lemon zest

1 teaspoon Creole seasoning

1 teaspoon thyme

1/2 teaspoon garlic and onion powder, salt and pepper


In a small bowl, whisk together flour, Creole seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper

Dredge pork chops thoroughly in dry mixture, pressing gently so it sticks to the chops

Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat

Once hot, add pork chops and cook, without moving (other than to flip), until browned on both sides about 6-7 minutes per side

Remove pork from skillet onto a side plate

In same skillet used for pork, pour in wine, lemon juice and zest, minced garlic, and thyme, then season again with salt and pepper

Reduce heat to medium and stir everything together, making sure to scrape up the browned bits at the bottom of the pan

Return pork chops to pan, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until pork chops are cooked through

Remove pork chops to a warming plate (or to an oven preheated to 200ยบ F), then add remaining butter to sauce in skillet

Whisk in heavy cream and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low again and simmer until thickened

Once desired thickness is reached, drizzle over pork chops and serve hot