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Pan Seared Pork Chops Topped with Brown Sugar Glazed Apples and Bacon

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars
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"Sweet and smoky pork chops are topped in a deep rich pan sauce made from the glazed apples, crisp bacon, Swanson® Unsalted Chicken Stock, green onions,¬†and lemon juice."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 647
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Mix salt and black pepper together; season both sides of each pork chop.
  2. Press both sides of apple slices into brown sugar to coat them.
  3. Cook bacon in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels, reserving bacon grease in the skillet.
  4. Mix 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter into the reserved bacon grease over medium heat; cook the brown sugar-coated apple slices until apples are tender and glazed, about 5 minutes. Transfer glazed apples to a plate in a single layer leaving room between each apple.
  5. Stir in the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter to the skillet over medium-high heat. Brown pork chops, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer pork chops to a plate.
  6. Mix Swanson(R) Unsalted Chicken Stock, lemon juice, and 1/2 of the green onions into the skillet mixture; bring liquid to a simmer. Check sauce for seasoning; add salt to taste, if desired.
  7. Place the browned pork chops in the skillet and simmer in the sauce until pork chops are cooked through, about 20 minutes.
  8. Serve topped with 4 glazed apple slices per chop. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon; spoon a generous amount of the pan sauce over top. Finish with a sprinkle of green onions.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • I served the pork chops with Cheddar couscous using the¬†remaining Swanson® Unsalted Chicken Stock.
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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 647 calories; 38.9 36.4 39.6 128 1044 Full nutrition

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The recipe was awesome as is. The instructions are a little unorganized at first, but next time I will have a clearer idea of what to do when. Next time I will make much more sauce, as it was ...

Most helpful critical review

It was OK, but simmering the chops for 20 minutes is too long and I used thick pork chops. They were done after just 10 minutes

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The recipe was awesome as is. The instructions are a little unorganized at first, but next time I will have a clearer idea of what to do when. Next time I will make much more sauce, as it was ...

This is one of the few recipes that I didn't tweak in some way.The recipe is perfect as is.It is so full of flavor,everyone loved it.The pork,apple,bacon and brown sugar complemented each other ...

This is a recipe I created for Swanson but I forgot to mention...please use a non stick skillet or you'll have a hard time with the bacon sticking and the brown sugar from the apples will burn....

I love this recipe. All the different flavors make your tastebuds dance for joy. Did not a change a thing except to use rice instead of couscous (none on hand). Will definitely make again

I made this for dinner tonite using boneless chops, so thicker than they recommended but thought they were delicious. I reduced the sauce after the chops were done.

Such a flavorful dish. A bit to prepare but worth it

My husband really liked this. I didn't change a thing. No problem with sticking pans or not sticking apples. I even used a cast iron skillet! SuzieQ-The apples simmer so that the flavor of the b...

I made it and it was delicious!

This recipe is a good place to start...personal taste, but it seems a bit heavy on lemon juice. Gave it a sour taste. To counteract that I added a little more brown sugar to the pan sauce and ...