Lemon-Pepper Pork Cutlets

Lemon-Pepper Pork Cutlets

  • TOTAL PREP TIME25 minutes


  • 4 pork chops boneless, 1/2-inch thick (about 12 ounces total)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon peel grated (about 1 lemon)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice fresh
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Place each chop between two pieces of plastic wrap; flatten to 1/4-inch thickness. Stir together lemon peel, sugar, pepper and salt in small bowl; rub mixture on both sides of cutlets. Coat cutlets in flour; shake off excess flour.

Heat butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Brown cutlets quickly, about 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove from skillet and keep warm.

Pour drippings from skillet; discard drippings. Wipe skillet with paper towels. Add cream and lemon juice to skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium-high heat until cream is reduced by one-half. Pour cream sauce over cutlets.

Serves 4



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Southwest Kansas

My family and I live in the southwest part of the state. About 30 years ago I started raising hogs. It's been great to watch the continual improvement that our farms have made over the years. My wife, Nancy, and I have enjoyed raising our four children; Mandy, Mason, Miranda and Masheala, in a rural area.

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