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Braised Pork Chops -Pressure cooker

Course Main Course, Pork, Pressure Cooker
Cuisine French
Keyword pork chops, pressure cooker
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 159 kcal


  • 4 in pork chops 4 bone in pork chops
  • 2 tbsps olive oil 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 slices Applewood smoked bacon 3 slices thick Applewood smoked bacon
  • 1 yellow onion 1 large halved and thinly sliced yellow onion
  • 6 garlic 6 peeled and cliced garlic cloves
  • 0.5 cup pale ale beer 1/2 cup pale ale beer
  • 0.25 cup sodium free chicken stock 1/4 cup sodium free chicken stock
  • 2 tbsps white balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar


  1. Pat dry the pork chops and season generously on both sides with salt and pepper.

  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm the oil. When the oil is hot, sear the chops 1 minute on each side. Remove the chops and set aside on a plate. Using the same skillet add the bacon, garlic and yellow onion and sauté for 3 minutes.


  1. Transfer the onion-bacon mixture to the pressure cooker, season with salt and pepper. Stack the pork chops on top.

  2. Add the pale ale, chicken stock and vinegar.

  3. Close the lid and set timer to 25 minutes and program for meat and follow the instructions of your pressure cooker.

  4. Serve hot with a large spoonful of onion mixture and the juices.


  1. Preheat oven at 375º.

  2. Transfer the onion bacon mixture into an ovenproof pan. Season with salt and pepper and stack the pork chops on top.

  3. Add the pale ale, chicken stock and vinegar. Cover it with a lid and place in the hot oven for 45 minutes.

  4. Serve hot with a large spoonful of onion mixture and juice.

Nutrition Facts
Braised Pork Chops -Pressure cooker
Amount Per Serving
Calories 159 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 114mg5%
Potassium 109mg3%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.