Pork Chops with Caramelized Shallots

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     During the week I try to find recipe that take 30 minutes or less to prepare and cook because I’m usually tired after teaching all day.  Many times the meals will take up to an hour but these pork chops were prepared, made, and on the table in a half hour.

     These pork chops are made in just one dish.  The sauce is mixed in the baking dish, the pork chops are added, and then the shallots are put on top.  The oven is at a high temperature which caramelizes the shallots without cooking them in a frying pan.  The pork can out really tender and the sauce was bright and flavorful.  The shallots added a nice flavor as well.  This is a great weeknight meal.

Pork Chops with Caramelized Shallots (adapted from David Lebovitz)
2 T. olive oil
1 T. red wine vinegar

1 t. lemon juice
2 t. soy sauce
2 large shallots, minced
1/2 t. chili powder

sea salt and pepper
4 pork chops
1 small bunch of parsley, chopped

1.  Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

2.  In a baking dish combine the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, soy sauce, shallots, and chili powder.  Toss the pork chops in the mixture, making sure they are covered in shallots.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
3.  Cook the pork chops for 15 minutes then flip, making sure shallots are still on top of the pork, and cook for 10 more minutes or until shallots are caramelized.

4.  Remove from oven and sprinkle with parsley.

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