In a large skillet over medium high heat, add olive oil. Season pork chops with salt, pepper, and Essence. Add pork chops to skillet and cook for 3 minutes per side. Place skillet in oven for 10 minutes or until pork chops are cooked to 150 degrees F. Serve with sauteed cabbage.
Emeril's ESSENCE Creole Seasoning (also referred to as Bayou Blast):
Combine all ingredients thoroughly.
Recipe from "New New Orleans Cooking", by Emeril Lagasse and Jessie Tirsch, published by William Morrow, 1993.
Heat oil in large skillet. Add bacon and cook until fat is rendered. Add shallots and cabbage and cook until wilted. Add the sherry and heat through.