Maple Apple Pork Chops
Maple syrup and apples add a touch of sweetness to pork chops.
15 min.prep time
40 min.total time
4 (1-inch thick) boneless center cut pork chops
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 large (1 1/2 cups) onion, coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
2 apples, cored, thinly sliced
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons chopped parsley, if desired
Sprinkle both sides of pork chops with salt and pepper. Melt Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt in 12-inch skillet over high heat until sizzling. Add pork chops; cook, turning once, 6-8 minutes or until pork is browned. Remove pork chops from pan; keep warm.
Reduce heat to medium; add onions and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, 1-2 minutes or until onions begin to soften. Add apples and lemon juice; continue cooking 3-4 minutes or until apples just begin to soften.
Reduce heat to low; return pork chops to pan. Cover; cook 6-10 minutes or until pork reaches an internal temperature of 160°F. and is no longer pink. Remove pork chops from pan; keep warm.
Add maple syrup to pan. Increase heat to medium-high; cook, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes or until sauce comes to a boil and thickens.
Place apple mixture onto serving platter. Top with pork chops; sprinkle with chopped parsley, if desired.
Nutrition Facts (1 serving)
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Recipe #15341©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.