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Drunken Brandied Pork Chops

These brandied pork chops are definitely a dinner for grown ups!  The sauce is sour cream with a hint of brandy.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pork chop recipe, pork chops, Sauce, wine sauce
Servings: 4
Calories: 560kcal


  • 4 bone-in pork chops about 1-inch thick
  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 8 oz crimini mushrooms sliced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup brandy or whiskey


  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbs flour
  • 4 sprigs thyme or 1/2 tsp dried thyme


  • Mix all sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Heat 2 tbs of the olive oil in a large heavy oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Brown pork chops on both sides very well. Remove chops from pan.
  • Add the remaining 1 tbs of olive oil and heat. Add mushrooms, onion and garlic, and saute for about 3 minutes.
  • Add brandy and cook until liquid is almost evaporated. Add sauce and stir well. Add pork chops back to pan and cover them well with the sauce.
  • Cover the skillet with either an oven-proof lid or aluminum foil and bake at 300 degrees F for one hour.


Serving: 8oz | Calories: 560kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 137mg | Sodium: 712mg | Potassium: 915mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 286IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 2mg