Pork Chop with White Wine Sauce

We have a habit of publishing recipes on Steamy Kitchen that involve a boozy pan sauce. The three of us, Adam, Joanne and I all cook with a spatula in one hand and a glass of somethin’ in the other, and it’s just so easy to pour a little of that magic into the pan (oh hello,Β Salmon with Blackberry Brandy Sauce!)

Most of the time, the booze goes into the pan by purpose (Steak with Creamy Whisky Mushroom Sauce). Other times, after a quick taste test, we notice, “hmmmm….it’s missing something….” and in goes a splash of brandy (Garlic Brandy Prawns) and all is right in the world.

A creamy, white wine sauce is perfect with either chicken or pork – the white meats are delicate enough to let the nuances of white wine shine through.

How to make Pork Chops with White Wine Sauce

Start by brushing each side of the pork chops with olive oil then season with salt.

Add the chops to a hot pan. Sear about 2 minutes on each side or until browned.

Remove the chops to a plate then add some butter, sliced mushrooms and onions to the pan. Cook 2-3 minutes or until soft.

Pour in the wine. When you choose the wine go for a dry white, something like a Chardonnay or Chablis.

Cook the wine, about 1 minute then add in some cream.

Add the pork chops back into the pan, turn heat to low and cover with aluminum foil.

Cook the pork chops until they reach somewhere between 145 and 150 degrees F.


Pork Chop with White Wine Sauce Recipe

Servings: serves 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes

A simple recipe for bone-in pork chops with a white wine pan sauce. Recipe and photos by Adam and Joanne.


4 bone-in pork chops, 3/4-inch thick
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoons butter
8 ounces sliced mushrooms
1 yellow onion, sliced
1/2 cup dry white wine (suggestion: Chardonnay or Chablis)
1/4 cup heavy cream


1)Brush both sides of each pork chop with olive oil and season with salt.
2)Heat a large heavy-bottomed skillet (cast iron preferred) over medium-high heat, about 2 minutes. When hot, add the pork chops to the pan and let cook for 2-3 minutes, until browned. Flip and cook an additional 2 minutes.
3)Transfer pork chops to a plate, then add butter, mushrooms and onions to the hot pan. SautΓ© until onions are soft, 2-3 minutes.
4)Add wine and cook 1 minute until the wine reduces by half. Reduce heat then add cream, stir until the sauce comes together.
5)Turn heat to low, add pork chops back to the pan and cover with aluminum foil until done. Pork chops are done when the internal temperature is between 145 and 150 degrees F.

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Comments 31

  1. Deanna

    Wait are you trying to tell me some people cook without a glass of something in one hand? I personally need the glass of something (boozy) to counterbalance the spatula. Its simply physics really.

  2. Dee

    Oooh, those look delish! I’ve always wanted to try cooking pork chops, but am a wee bit intimidated…

  3. Aggie

    oh man, those onions and mushrooms are making my mouth water!! This looks awesome. And I’m in the boozy club too, always something in hand and in the pan πŸ˜‰

  4. Jessica

    You can mail me the leftovers right? They only have to travel a few hours north…I’m sure it would be perfectly safe. πŸ˜€

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  6. Elizabeth Scheller

    What type of veggie and starch do you recommend with this dish? Potatos or rice just sound so bland beside this recipe.

  7. Elizabeth Scheller

    Roasted Cauliflower was wonderful! I left it in the oven a little long and it actually burned a little….but not so much that we couldn’t eat it. The warm potato salad was divine! We’ll definately have that again! The pork chops were superb…melted in our mouth and the wine sauce so light and fresh. Great receipes!

  8. Jen Laceda

    Yumm-O! I love pork in ANY kind of cream sauce – white wine, Cognac mustard, fruit brandy…it’s a classic comfort food for me πŸ™‚

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  10. NJ Julie

    Just made this for lunch today – naturally, I forgot to get some white wine. *mental forehead slap* So I had to substitute chicken stock, but it was still fantabulous! Very easy and quick to prepare, and it was a hit with the hubby, so this recipe will be a keeper. πŸ™‚

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  12. Shrde

    The Stuff!!!
    I love it! It smells sooo good and taste even better. This is a must try dish! My husband loves it so it is a automatic 5 star dish for me!

  13. Rose

    This was a GREAT recipe! My hubby and my sons loved it. I would have liked to see the nutrition info. Thanks for a new family favorite.

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