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Sour Cream and Chive Chops


A wonderful recipe for pork, veal or lamb chops, covered with a creamy onion sauce.

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (11 Votes)


  • 4 pork, veal or lamb chops
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup of bread crumbs
  • 2 Tablespoons of butter
  • 1 cup of beef or chicken broth
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoons of chives (dried) 3 Tablespoons of fresh chives
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Sour Cream and Chive Chops - Step 1

Prepare chops for cooking by washing them with water and tamping them dry with a paper towel.

Step 2

Sour Cream and Chive Chops - Step 2

In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Beat egg until frothy. Dip each into the beaten egg, generously sprinkle both sides of chops with salt and pepper, and pat chops into bread crumbs, coating them evenly.

Step 3

Sour Cream and Chive Chops - Step 3

Add chops to skillet. Cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center reads 145°F. Remove chops to plate; cover to keep warm.

Step 4

Sour Cream and Chive Chops - Step 4

Add broth to warm skillet. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently until cooked breadcrumbs come loose from the bottom of the pan. Add sour cream and stir with whisk, until the sour cream is blended with the broth and sauce is smooth. Stir in 3 tablespoons of the chives.

Step 5

Sour Cream and Chive Chops - Step 5

Spoon sauce over chops, sprinkle with remaining chives, if desired and serve with your favorite vegetables.

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