Pork Chops with fresh Herbs and Champagne

It snowed in Shanghai yesterday!

When I woke up in the morning and went to open the curtains in my bedroom I found outside everything was covered in snow. You guys know I do not deal very well with cold weather but if there is one thing I love about it then that is snow.

During the holiday it snowed for a whole day, it was cold so my friend and I decided to spend the night in watching movies. For the occasion I made this pork chops, I cooked and brought everything over to her place. We had a lovely night!

Here is the recipe.

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 4 pork chops
  • zest from 1 lemon
  • 1.5 tbsp fresh theme, rosemary, dill
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup champagne
  • salt & pepper

Remove excess fat from the pork chops


then season each of them with salt and pepper


Grate the lemon zest and mince the fresh herbs, set aside


In a skillet heat up oil and butter, add the pork chops and cook on both sides for a few minutes


Add the lemon zest and minced herbs, give it a minute


then pour the champagne, turn up the heat and let it reduce


Remove from the skillet and serve immediately

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This meat is better if eaten right off the pan as this way it remains soft and tender.


– LittleDani


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An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.