Pork Chops and Applesauce

1
Katrina Freed

By
@Kat19702

Inspired by an episode of the Brady Bunch I set out one day to find the best Pork Chops and Applesauce recipe I could... tweaked it some and this is what I came up with

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4 - 6
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

APPLESAUCE

4
apples, granny smith
2 tsp
lemon juice
1
piece fresh ginger root (one inch)
3 Tbsp
light brown sugar
2 c
all natural apple juice
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg

PORK CHOPS

4
thick center cut boneless pork chops (one inch thick)
1 c
milk
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 3/4 c
panko bread crumbs
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
2 tsp
fresh rosemary
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter

How to Make Pork Chops and Applesauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Marinate pork chops in milk with one teaspoon of salt in a covered container, refrigerated, turning once for at least one hour
  • 2Peel, core, and coarsely chop apples, then stir together with remaining applesauce ingredients in a heavy 3 quart saujcepan
  • 3Boil apples, stirring occasionally until a chunky sauce forms
  • 4Reduce heat to moderately low and cook covered, stirring occasionally, until apples are soft (about 12 - 15 minutes)
  • 5Discard ginger and mash apples with a potato masher, then keep applesauce covered and warm till serving time
  • 6Mix panko, garlic, rosemary, thyme, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a shallow dish
  • 7Using tongs or a fork, remove chops from marinade one at a time allowing milk to drip off, then coat in panko mixture and transfer single layer to a plate or tray
  • 8Heat butter and oil in a 12-inch heavy skillet over moderately high heat until foam subsides
  • 9Brown chops turning over once, until golden brown on both sides. Reduce heat to medium low, cover, and cook till done. Serve pork chops with warm applesauce

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About Pork Chops and Applesauce

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy