Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Pork Chop in Tomato Sauce

4 pieces medium size pork chop (about 1/2 inch thick and deboned)
1 yellow onion - peeled and sliced
1 tbsp chopped garlic
1 tomato - cut into wedges
 5 - 6 tbsp tomato sauce
 handful of frozen green peas
salt and sugar to taste
vegetable oil

 Seasonings for pork chops
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp rice wine
drizzle of sesame oil
sprinkle of pepper
sprinkle of cornstarch

  1. Use the back of a knife to pound the pork chop.
  2. Marinate pork chops with seasonings for a few hours or more.
  3. Heat up cast iron pan on high heat for 5 minutes.
  4. Pan fry the pork chops for 2 minutes, covered.
  5. Turn off heat.  Flip over and cover the pan.  Let the remaining heat cook the pork for another 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from pan and place them on a serving plate,  lightly covered with aluminium foil. 
  7. Drizzle oil on a pan.  Saute the onions for a while till slightly translucent.
  8. Add chopped garlic and pan fry for a minute.  
  9. Add tomato wedges and toss to mix well.  Add tomato sauce, green peas and water and stir to mix well.  Let the mixture come to a boil.
  10. Add some salt and sugar to taste.
  11. Pour sauce over the fried pork chops and serve warm with rice.

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