norma's pork chops with apples

★★★★★ 9
a recipe by
Norma DeRemer
York, PA

My family and friends loves this recipe. I played around with different ingredients and came up with this one that my son Aaron who is a Chef in Alaska wanted to know what I put in it. This recipe I made up years ago.

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With just the perfect balance of flavors, this recipe is a wonderful pick for pleasing the family. Count us among your fans, Norma!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 9
serves 6
method Stove Top

Ingredients For norma's pork chops with apples

  • 6
    pork chops ( have your butcher cut 1/2 in. chops from a pork loin )
  • 2 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • garlic salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cardamon
  • 6
    tart apples, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    port wine

How To Make norma's pork chops with apples

  • 1
    Peel and core apples and slice into a saucepan with butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar, cinnamon and cook until tender.
  • 2
    Remove from heat and set aside.
  • 3
    Heat olive oil in frying pan.
  • 4
    Spread both sides of each pork chop with garlic salt, pepper and cardamon and add pork chops to hot pan.
  • 5
    Cook until brown on one side and turn to cook and brown the other side.
  • 6
    Remove pan from burner and add apples on top of each pork chop. Pour wine into bottom of pan and light with a match watching not to burn yourself.
  • 7
    Return pan to cook top when fire is out and lower heat and cover with a lid.
  • 8
    Heat for 30 minutes or until wine looks like thick syrup.
  • 9
    Remove pork chops from pan onto a serving platter and top with the apples and wine syrup.