A white dinner plate, with a pork loin on top butternut squash, apple slices, fresh figs, and caramelized onions.

December: Pork Loin with Fig Brandy Sauce

Featured for December in our 2023 UniPro calendar.

Effortless Elegance: Savory Pork Delight

Savor the simplicity of Fig and sage Pork Chops. Tender pork loin chops, seared and served alongside a flavorful sauce crafted from brandy-infused shallots, black mission figs, and fresh sage. This simple and quick dish offers a harmonious blend of sweet and savory, creating a great addition to any meal or menu.

Serves 6

  • 4 Pork Loin Chops (8 oz each)
  • 4 Shallots, finely minced
  • 12 Traina™ Black Mission Figs, cut in half
  • 4 tsp Fresh Sage, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Brandy
  • 1 cup Chicken Stock
  • 12 Tbsp Butter, softened
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
  1. Hard sear chop on both sides until internal temperature reaches
    135°F. Remove and let rest.
  2. Add shallot, fig, and sage. Quickly saute and deglaze with Brandy.
  3. Add chicken stock and cook until reduced by half and figs are softened.
  4. Pull from heat and slowly whisk in butter to thicken the pan sauce.
  5. Slice and plate chop, spoon sauce over and garnish with Sage.