Pork Chops in Apple Jalapeno Barbeque Sauce

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Grand prize winner 2011 Lucky Leaf pie filling contest. Another strange combination of flavors, but try it.


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4
center cut pork chops
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 can(s)
can apple pie filling (21 ounce)
1/2 c
chopped jalepenos (mild to spicey)
1/2 c
chopped onion
1/2 c
chopped cilantro
2
chilopte peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
1 c
apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 tsp
ground cumin
2 tsp
salt
1 can(s)
tomatoe paste (6 ounce)
1/4 c
molasses
2 Tbsp
yellow mustard
2 tsp
worcestershire sauce

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pat dry chops and season with salt and pepper. In a heavy skillet heat olive oil. Sauté seasoned chops until browned, turning once; 8 minutes. Cover chops with sauce and simmer 15-20 additional minutes.
2
For sauce, mix pie filling with jalapenos, onion, cilantro, chipotles, vinegar, chili powder, cumin and salt in a heavy 2 quart sauce pan.
3
Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook 15 minutes until peppers are tender.
4
Remove from heat and using a hand blender or food processor puree until smooth.
5
Return to heat and add tomato sauce mixing until smooth.
6
Stir in molasses, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Cook an additional 15 minutes until sauce thickens. Can be made ahead and refrigerated for up to 2 weeks. Extra sauce can be used on any grilled meats.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #BBQ, #pork chops