Beer-Braised Sirloin Chops with Mushrooms
4 boneless sirloin pork chops – 3/4-inch thick
2 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup chopped green onion
2 garlic cloves – minced
8 ounces mushrooms – sliced
1/2 teaspoon thyme
8 ounces beer – room temperature
Freshly ground black pepper
Buttered noodles (optional)
Minced fresh parsley (optional)
Lightly flour chops. Melt butter in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until foaming. Brown chops quickly on both sides. Remove, reserve. Add green onion, garlic, mushrooms and thyme and sautÃ© an additional minute. Return chops to skillet, add beer; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, cover and simmer 7-8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with noodles, garnished with parsley, if desired.