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Whether you are just starting to "get into wine" and wanting to explore, or an avid wine drinker, we offer wines by the glass or bottle.  Bottles can be purchased to take home and we offer a selection of 16 wines and over 25 beers by the glass to be enjoyed in a comfortable, unique atmosphere.  

North African Pork Chops

North African Pork Chops with Wild Rice and Steamed Broccoli. Paired with Can Blau Spanish Red Blend.

North African Pork Chops with Wild Rice and Steamed Broccoli. Paired with Can Blau Spanish Red Blend.

 
 

North African Pork Chops

¼ cup bottles roasted red bell pepper

3 Tbsp EVOO

3 Tbsp lemon juice, divided

¾ tsp kosher salt, divided

1 ½ tsp ground cumin, divided

¼ tsp ground coriander

2 garlic cloves

1 cup plain Greek yogurt

¼ cup chopped fresh mint

4 pork chops

·         Place roasted bell pepper, 2 tbsp EVOO, 2 Tbsp lemon juice, ¼ tsp salt, ½ tsp cumin, coriander and garlic in a food processor, process until smooth.  Put aside.

·         Preheat oven to 425°

·         Combine yogurt, mint, 1 tbsp lemon juice and 1 tsp cumin

·         Heat a large Cast Iron skillet (Or one that goes from stove top to oven) over med high heat.  Add 1 Tbsp EVOO and swirl to coat bottom of skillet.  Sprinkle pork with ½ tsp salt.  Add p rok to pan; cook  8 min, browning on all sides.  Pour Red pepper sauce to pan, turning pork to cover with sauce.  Place pan in oven for 12 min or until thermometer registers 145°.  Remove from oven and let rest for 5 min.  Serve with yogurt sauce.    

If  you want more of a Spice to your sauce add 1 tbsp Sambal Oelek (ground Chile paste) to the red bell pepper sauce.   

Pairing:  Tempranillo, Pinotage or African Red Blend

 
 

Good Friends. Good Times. Good Wine.