1In a small bowl stir together water and jam. Halve onion and thinly slice. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet heat 1 tablespoon oil over moderate heat until hot but not smoking and cook onion with curry powder, stirring, until softened. Stir onions into jam mixture and season with salt and pepper.
2Pat pork chops dry and season with salt and pepper. In skillet heat remaining ‚ tablespoon oil over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking and sauté chops until golden brown and cooked through, about 1‚ minutes on each side. Add curried onion to pan and cook, stirring, 1 minute.