Indulge in the irresistible flavors of this steakhouse classic with our pan-seared pork steak recipe. Learn how to achieve a delicious golden crust using a cast iron skillet, and elevate the dish with a delicious pan sauce for an extra burst of flavour.
- 2 frenched bone in Ontario pork chops (about 1 inch/2.5 cm thick)
- 1 tsp (5 mL) Montreal steak spice
- 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
- 1/3 cup (75 mL) beef or vegetable broth
- 3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
- 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh parsley
- 1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh thyme
- Pat chops dry with paper towel. Sprinkle all over with steak spice; let stand at room temperaturefor 10 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 425ºF (220ºC).
- Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium high heat until almost smoking. Add oil and move skillet to let oil cover the bottom evenly. Place pork chops into skillet and sear for about 2 minutes or until evenly browned. Turn over and place skillet in oven for 5 to 8 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 150ºF (66ºC). Remove from skillet to a cutting board and let stand for 5 minutes.
- Meanwhile, return skillet to medium heat and add broth. Bring to a boil. Add butter, parsley and thyme; whisk until melted and thickened slightly. Remove from heat.
- Slice each chop and plate with some of the sauce to serve.
Tip: Substitute bone-in Ontario pork rib chops for the frenched chops if desired.
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