Pan Roasted Pork Chops

1 Bone in Pork Chop per person, cut 1" thick

1 T. oil for each 2 chops

salt and pepper to taste

1 T. butter for each chop

1 garlic clove, minced per chop

couple dashes of hot sauce


Heat oil in large oven proof skillet over med high heat.  Season both sides of the pork chops with salt and pepper.  When oil is shimmering add the pork chops and sear until easily released by the pan and nicely browned.  When you flip the chops allow them to sear for a minute or two then cover and place in a preheated 375* oven for seven minutes.  Carefully remove pan from oven to stove top burner.  Place the chops onto a serving platter to rest.  Turn the burner to med high heat and add the butter to the pan along with the hot sauce and garlic.  Whisk and stir until thickened.  Pour over chops and serve.