Paleo, Keto, AIP Creamy And Crispy Fried Pork
This Creamy Lemon Basil Pork Chops recipe makes a tasty pork meal you can enjoy as comfort food over your favorite vegetable mash. The pork is fried until crispy then the sauce is cooked in with the pork chops. The sauce combines basil, lemon juice, garlic and coconut milk to make a tasty creamy sauce to cover your pork chops in. This meal will cook easily in about 20 minutes.
Easy Recipe Adaptations
The pork chops used in this recipe where from the leg part, but you can use any tender cut that will cook quickly. Choose pork from healthy animals that are free range or pastured.
Creamy Lemon Basil Pork Chops Recipe
2 to 4 Servings
- 2 medium to large pork chops
- half a teaspoon dried sweet basil
- a quarter teaspoon basil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- half a cup coconut milk
- a quarter cup bone broth or stock of choice
- 1 or 2 tablespoons cooking fat of choice ( depending on how fatty your pork is)
- salt to taste
In a pan at medium heat heat up your cooking oil and fry the pork chops until crispy around the edges for about 8 minutes each side.
Take them off the pan and set them aside to start the sauce.
Add the garlic to the pan and fry for about a minute then add the basil.
Mix the basil in and add the lemon juice in and the broth.
Bring to a simmer then add the coconut milk, stirring with a spoon in fast circular motion until the sauce is smooth.
Bring to a simmer and season with salt, then add the pork chops back into the sauce.
Simmer for about a minute or until the sauce has thickened to your preference.
Take it off the heat ready to serve over some mash or with any side of your choice.
Enjoy your Creamy Lemon Basil Pork Chops