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Smothered Pork Chops



  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 (3/4-inch thick) pork chops
  • All-purpose flour
  • Hot bacon drippings
  • 1 onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced and seeded
  • Water


  1. Combine sugar, salt and pepper; rub mixture onto both sides of pork chops. Coat chops well with flour.
  2. Fry in 1/4 inch of hot bacon drippings in a large heavy skillet until browned on both sides; remove from skillet and set aside.
  3. Add onion and green bell pepper; sauté until just tender.
  4. Return chops to skillet. Add lemon slices and water to come 1/2 inch up sides of pan. Cover and simmer over low heat 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until very tender, adding additional water if necessary.


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