Cook the Book: Pork Chops with Shallots

Cook the Book: Pork Chops with Shallots

This recipe for Pork Chops with Shallots is incredibly simple, takes twenty minutes to make, and is as full of flavor as a slow-cooked pork shoulder. It is French country cooking at its most soulful. Pork & Sons.

Pork Chops with Shallots

  • Yield:serves 6


  • 1/4 cup sweet butter 8 shallots, chopped
  • 6 bone-in, center-cut pork chops
  • 10 fresh thyme sprigs, preferably in flower
  • Sea salt
  • Coarsely ground black pepper


  1. 1.

    Melt 1 1/2 tablespoons of the butter in a pan. Add the shallots and cook, stirring frequently, over high heat for 8-10 minutes, until golden brown.

  2. 2.

    Melt the remaining butter in a skillet. Add the chops and cook over high heat for 5 minutes on each side, or until cooked through and the juices have caramelized.

  3. 3.

    Season with sea salt and coarsely ground black pepper. Mix the thyme with the shallots. Serve the chops with the shallots immediately.