Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Lynnda Cloutier


This is a very simple dish with can be easily varied. You can replace the onions with leeks or a sliced potato. Deglaze the pan with white wine, broth or water. Great with rice. Source: unknown


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6 bone in pork chops (loin or shoulder) cut 3/4 inch thick
coasre salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp. butter
1 large white onion, sliced
2 to 3 apples, cored and sliced, about 3 cups
1 cup beer, white wine, cider or chicken broth

How to Make Pork Chops with Apples and Onions


  • 1Trim chops of fat. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper on both sides. Heat a large cast iron skillet over high heat and then swirl in olive oil. Lay in chops and don't move them for a few minutes to assure a good golden sear forms. Turn and brown well on the other side for a total of about 10 minutes. Remove chops to a warm plate.
  • 2Swirl butter into pan. Add onion and apples. Saute til onion slices are lightly caramelized and apples have begun to soften, about 8 minutes. Stir in beer or other liquid. Return chops to pan
  • 3Cook til pork is tender, about 15 more minutes, depending on size of the chops, turning halfway through and covering chops with apple mixture. If the mixture needs a little thickening, remove chops to warm plate again and simmer mixture on high for a few minutes to reduce. Serve chops over rice or mashed potatoes with a large spoonful of the apple onion mixture over the top.

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About Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American

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