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What in the world is Choucroute?  According to Merriam-Webster.com it is a French, modification of German Sauerkraut – it is sauerkraut cooked and served with meat. Our family likes both – Score!  I came across this recipe trying to find something to make out of the pork chops I had bought in bulk (package of 10).  It was time to change-up the regular – grill & serve.  The recipe is below.  It is very yummy but don’t take my word for it.  You will have to try it and let me know what you think.

Easiest-ever Choucroute

Easiest-Ever Choucroute

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 pounds Pork chops; thin boneless, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/8 teaspoon salt; plus 1/2 teaspoon
1/4 teaspoon Black pepper
1/2 small onion; thinly sliced
2 apple-flavored fully cooked chicken sausages; such as Al Fresco, cut into 1/2-inch coins
16 ounces coleslaw mix
12 ounces dark beer; (1 bottle)
1/4 cup Cider Vinegar
2 tablespoons Brown sugar
1 teaspoon caraway seeds
1/2 cup Fresh parsley; chopped

Easiest-Ever Choucroute Preparation

1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork and season with 1/8 teaspoon of the salt and the black pepper; cook 3 to 4 minutes until cooked through, turning once. Remove to a plate and set aside.

2. Add onion and sausage to skillet and cook 5 minutes; add beer and scrape up any browned bits from pan. Stir in coleslaw mix, vinegar, brown sugar, caraway seeds and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Add reserved pork to pan and heat through. Garnish with parsley and serve.

Recipe from FamilyCircle.com 

ENJOY – comment below and tell me what you think!

Sonya Kay

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