Apple-Glazed Pork Chops

4.4
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Simple enough for weeknights yet impressive enough for guests, these juicy chops are topped with a glaze of herbs, apple cider and brown sugar. The cooked apple slices and onions will make it a fast favorite in your home.

2
2
Prep Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 (3/4 inch) thick bone-in pork chops

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 cup apple cider or apple juice

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, divided

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1 tablespoon cold water

  • 2 large tart apples, sliced

  • ½ cup sliced onion

  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in oil. Add the cider, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, salt, rosemary and thyme. Cover and cook for 7-8 minutes or until meat juices run clear. Combine the cornstarch and water until smooth; add to the skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.

  2. Meanwhile, in another skillet, cook the apples, onion, butter and remaining brown sugar over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until apples are softened. Serve over pork chops.