This tasty dish full of flavour is perfect for the whole family.


  • 4 Lean pork chops
  • Black pepper
  • 4 Large onions, peeled and sliced
  • 50g (2 oz) Butter
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tblsp Flour, seasoned
  • 150 ml (¼ pint) Warm milk
  • 2 tblsp Cream
  • 4 tblsp Breadcrumbs
  • 1 tblsp Butter


  • Trim the chops and take out the small piece of bone, then put onto a grilling pan and dust with black pepper.
  • Peel and slice the onions into a saucepan, just cover with water and bring to the boil, then simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Drain, but reserve the liquid.
  • Heat the butter in another pan, then add the onions and sugar, and cook until they are quite soft.
  • Beat with a fork to purée them.
  • Add the flour and let it cook for a minute, then add the warm milk and enough of the onion liquor to make a thickish sauce.
  • Season well, then add the cream.
  • Grill the chops well on one side only, transfer cooked side down into a roasting pan and cover the tops with the onion sauce.
  • Sprinkle breadcrumbs on top, then a dot of butter and pepper.
  • Put into a hot oven at 220°C/425°F/gas mark 7 for about 20 minutes or until the top is crisply browned.
  • If you like, the chops can be grilled in the usual way and the sauce served with them, but the crispy topping above is very good.

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