Pork chops in a pan.

Braised Pork Chops

These Braised Pork Chops are a special dinner for a special occasion. Learn this simple cooking technique and make the best bone-in pork chops with lemon garlic potatoes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword braised pork chops
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 32 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 664 kcal
Author Anna


  • 2 bone-in pork chops
  • salt and pepper to season the meat
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 c sherry cooking wine
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 c sliced white mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 lb red potatoes , scrubbed, quartered
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
US Customary - Metric


  1. Cook potatoes until fork-tender. Drain. Let sit covered while you cook the chops.

  2. Season pork chops with salt and pepper on both sides.
  3. Add olive oil to the braiser and heat it up on medium-high heat.
  4. When the pan is hot, place pork chops in the braiser. Sear 4 to 5 minutes on each side.

  5. Transfer onto a plate. Cover with aluminum foil.
  6. Add sherry to the braiser and de-glaze the pan. Scrape all the brown bits from the bottom of the pan.
  7. Add butter, mushrooms and cook until soft.

  8. Add Italian seasoning. Return the pork chops to the pan.
  9. Toss potatoes in lemon zest, oil and garlic. Arrange the potatoes on the side.

  10. Add water to the pan. Cover the braiser. Let cook on medium-low heat for 15 minutes, or until the pork chops registers 145 degrees when checked with a meat thermometer.

  11. Plate and serve.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Braised Pork Chops
Amount Per Serving
Calories 664 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 132mg44%
Sodium 143mg6%
Potassium 1770mg51%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 175IU4%
Vitamin C 23.8mg29%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.