Pork Chops in a Mushroom, Sour Cream Red Wine Sauce

Written by Chacha on Feb 6th, 2016 in Main Dish, Mushrooms, Onions, Pork, Pork Chops, Sour Cream | No Comments

Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients 6 pork chops 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced 8-ounces white mushrooms, sliced 4 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and minced Kosher Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 cup cabernet, Shiraz, or any good-quality red wine 1 cup sour cream Cooked pasta, for serving Directions Season pork chops well on both side […]

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Smoky Pork and White Bean Stew

Written by Chacha on Jan 17th, 2016 in Main Dish, Onions, Pork Tenderloin, Recipe, Rice, Stew, Tomatoes | No Comments

This is a quick stew that is rich in flavor and features a few main ingredients: Pork, onions, garlic, crushed tomatoes, smoke Spanish paprika, and yes, canned white beans and chicken broth. To make this quick delicious stew, I use quick-cooking pork tenderloin; a particularly tender cut that cooks in just under 20 minutes. The smoked paprika lends a sweet-spicy smokiness […]

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Pork Braised in a Pepper Sauce with Port

Written by Chacha on Sep 12th, 2015 in Dairy, Gluten-Free, Herbs, Main Dish, Onions, Peppers, Pork | No Comments

Good-quality paprika Freshly ground cumin Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 loin pork chops 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, finely sliced 4 large cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and finely chopped 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and sliced 1 orange or yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and sliced 1 bay leaf 1/3 cup chicken stock (preferably […]

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Pork Chops in a Pepper Sauce

Written by Chacha on Apr 11th, 2015 in Main Dish, Onions, Peppers, Pork, Pork Chops, Tomatoes | No Comments

Ingredients 6 pork sirloin chops Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, sliced 1 each red and yellow bell pepper, sliced into strips 8 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and finely minced 12 fresh sage leaves ½ cup crushed tomatoes 4 pickled pepperoncini, sliced, plus 1 tablespoon liquid from the jar 1/2 cup dry […]

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Yellow rice with Chicken and Pork

Written by Chacha on Mar 12th, 2014 in Casseroles & One-Dish Meals, Chicken, Main Dish, Onions, Peppers, Pork, Rice, Spices, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients A generous pinch of toasted saffron threads (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder or 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. The recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called for. Bijol is a condiment found in stores catering to Hispanics.) 1/4 cup hot chicken broth (preferably homemade) ¼ […]

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Sausage, Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

Written by Chacha on Mar 3rd, 2014 in Casseroles & One-Dish Meals, Main Dish, Poultry, Rice, Sausage, Shrimp | No Comments

New Orleans’s version of Spanish Paella, Jambalaya, is a Cajun recipe for Country-style pot cooking at its best. Every cook and every home has its own Jambalaya recipe. This recipe is my creation I often prepared at home and my family loves it. Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, shells reserved for the shrimp stock 3 […]

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Chacha’s Poor Man Paella

Written by Chacha on Oct 18th, 2013 in Casseroles & One-Dish Meals, Latin, Recipe, Rice, Sausage, Shrimp | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, shells reserved for the shrimp stock 3 1/2 cups shrimp stock, recipe follows A generous pinch of saffron threads (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder or 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. The recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called […]

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Spaghettis Meat Sauce with Shrimp

Written by Chacha on Jul 21st, 2013 in Beef, Italian, Onions, Peppers, Sausage, Shrimp, Tomatoes | No Comments

Ingredients 1 pound ground sirloin ½ pound hot Italian sausage, removed from the casing and crumbled ½ pound large shrimp, deveined 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoon unsalted butter ½ pound white mushrooms, sliced 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped 1 poblano or banana pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped ½ […]

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Pork sautéed with various Peppers

Written by Chacha on Mar 30th, 2013 in Meat, Peppers, Pork, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients 6 bone-in pork Sirloin chops, pork steaks, or pork loin chops Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 medium onion, thickly sliced 1 each red and green bell pepper, seeded and sliced into strips 1 Anaheim pepper, seeded and sliced into strips 3 medium pickled pepperoncini peppers, sliced into […]

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Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya

Written by Chacha on Mar 29th, 2013 in Main Dish, Recipe, Rice, Sausage, Shellfish, Shrimp | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, shells reserved for the shrimp stock 3 1/2 cups shrimp stock, recipe follows 2 cups white long-grain rice (preferably not converted) 1 ¼ large sweet onion, finely chopped, divided 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and […]

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