Well, it's that time of year... my kitchen sees the most action with apples. We love apples. They are delicious, especially when incorporating them in a meal. And they are great to add flavor top pork chops. This recipe is a family fave. My husband's favorite way to eat pork chops or even top the chutney on a pork roast. Yes, fall is in the air!
Blue Ribbon Recipe
These pork chops are a fantastic fall dinner. The spices in the recipe make the meal. The seasoned pork chops are savory. Topped with a sweet, spicy, and tart apple and pear chutney, it's the perfect combination. Every bite is rich in flavor. Your family will love these pork chops.
Ingredients For pork chops with apple & pear chutney
peeled & cubed tart apples (granny smith)
peeled & cubed pears
apple cider vinegar
dark brown sugar
fresh cracked pepper
fresh cracked white pepper
pork chops, center cut
extra virgin olive oil
How To Make pork chops with apple & pear chutney
Test Kitchen Tips
Make sure to let the pork chops come to room temperature before cooking (about 20 minutes prior). Also, be sure to rub the seasoning into the meat to enhance the flavor.
Preparing the chutney.
Melt butter in a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat.
Add the apples and pears. Saute about 5 minutes.
Add the cranberries, vinegar, brown sugar, crystallized ginger, salt, and allspice. Bring mixture to a boil.
Reduce heat & allow to simmer while preparing pork chops, stirring occasionally.
In a small bowl mix together salt, peppers, coriander, and minced garlic.
Heat olive oil in large grilling skillet over medium-high heat.
Sprinkle both sides of pork chops with dry seasoning mixture.
Add pork to heated skillet and cook 4-6 minutes on each side until done.
** Can cook on the grill outdoors, or an electric grill as well :)
Serve pork chops with chutney atop.
Serve with asparagus, a side of wild rice and fresh crisp salad.
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