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Sunday, April 18, 2010

Pork Chops With Coffee And White Chocolate Sauce

Meat In Chocolate-Related Recipes

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when ever you hear the word chocolate?  For parents it may be kids' hyperactivity, or for kids a really delightful treat, or for young adults and grown-ups a serving of some delectable desserts, right? While it is true that most chocolates are a staple in creating wonderful desserts, it may also be used as part of any meat recipe. Yes! You got it right. You do not need to be a professional chef to concoct chocolate-related recipes. Just research for some enjoyable chocolate recipes that would be a sure treat for friends and families!

You can start by trying some meat-chocolate recipes that have been around many home and restaurant kitchens for many, many years. In fact in countries like Mexico, which are very well known or famous for "mole" recipes, chocolates are just as important in some of their best dishes as much as chilis and tomatoes are needed. They treat chocolates as an indispensable part of their recipes that will be shared from generation to generation. Here is a truly wonderful recipe that has been a constant companion of gourmet chefs and regular home cooks from all walks of life and continue to be a favorite recipe of people from different countries! Now, enjoy the sweet taste of chocolates as a main ingredient, combined with meat for a definitely hearty meal!

PORK CHOPS WITH COFFEE & WHITE CHOCOLATE SAUCE

Ingredients
3 tablespoons of butter
3 teaspoons of all-purpose flour
1 cup of broth
2 oz (60 g) of white chocolate
3 tablespoons of butter
4 boneless of pork chops
6 tablespoons of finely ground coffee for dredging
a dash of salt and pepper

Cooking Procedures

First, you have to make the white chocolate sauce for the recipe, then proceed to cook the meat:

1.  In a clean saucepan, melt your butter on medium fire and continue to stir in the flour after the butter has melted. Mix it very well.

2. You have the choice of using either plain water or some broth. You have he option to choose from powder broth, the pork cube or bouillon, to the already prepared canned broth. Stir to make sure that the flour is completely dissolved.

3. Then leave the sauce to cook on low heat. Do it for approximately 15 minutes while you stir regularly. Then add some salt.

 4. Remove the saucepan from heat and put the white chocolate in, stirring until it    has melted.

 5.  Melt at least 3 tablespoons of butter in your nonstick pan using medium heat while  marinating your pork chop in salt, pepper, and ground coffee.

When cooked already, you may serve it with rice, or fried plantains or bananas, mango chutney, and white chocolate sauce to bring out the unique taste of this recipe. Who would have ever thought that these chocolates, the mature seed pods found from the cacao trees can be an indispensable ingredient to some of the wildest yet most mouth-watering and appetizing recipes known to the whole world!

You might not know it but these chocolates are soured for several days to make the Chocó tang evident. Thanks to these cacao tree pods, if not for them we would not have discovered the wonderful gift of chocolates and of course, these wonderful to prepare home cooking chocolate-related recipes! Really, what could the world look like without any of these chocolates?

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