2.17.2017

Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions


While my daughter was here over the holidays, we tried several new dishes. I was pleased to give this pork dish a try because I so rarely eat pork (I don't know why, but that's going to change!) and it's such a natural paired with apples and onions. If you're like me, you'll love that it's made all in one skillet and I'll make it again. A nice hearty dish, perfect for cold weather. We both enjoyed it. (The booze didn't hurt either. LOL)

Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions
From Southern Living


Ingredients:
4 (6- to 8-oz.) bone-in pork rib chops (1 to 1 1/4 inches thick)
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 Granny Smith apples, cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
1 medium-size yellow onion, thinly sliced (root end intact)
1/3 cup chicken broth
1 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons bourbon
8 small fresh thyme sprigs

Method: 
Preheat oven to 450°. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Cook in hot oil in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove from skillet.
Add apples and onion to skillet; cook, stirring occasionally, 4 to 5 minutes or until browned. Remove from skillet.
Add broth to skillet, and cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring to loosen browned bits from bottom of skillet. Whisk together cream and mustard; add to skillet, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes or until bubbly.
Remove skillet from heat, and stir in bourbon. Add pork, turning to coat, and top with apples, onions, and thyme.

Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until liquid is just beginning to bubble. Let stand in skillet 5 minutes before serving.



8 comments:

  1. The pork chop looks really juicy and flavoursome with apples and onions.

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  2. Looks absolutely perfect and delicious. Will be trying this soon.

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  3. it's so delicious.. I also add cranberry in it.. yum yum

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  4. I love apples sauce w/ pork..and I love onions..must be dlish!

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  5. Oh yum Barbara, I am just getting ready to fix a salad for dinner, now there is no way I feel like eating that, this pork dish looks and sounds so much better.

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  6. Love these porks chops Barbara ! I have to make these!!

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  7. lots of fruits go well with pork, but none better than apples! this sounds delicious!

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  8. Delicious combination Barbara...pork and apple...it sure looks very hearty and yes, perfect for the cold weather.
    Have a great week ahead :)

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