Cider Braised Pork Chops With Heaven and Earth

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

Cider a traditional British drink and Heaven and Earth a dish from my home in germany (Himmel und Erde) are making a match made in um well Europe?

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Trim the Chops of excess Fat and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Brown them well in a little goose fat and remove from the pan.
  3. Peel and quarter the onion and slice the garlic.
  4. Add this to the Pan and brown a little.
  5. Then deglace with the cider and return the chops to the Pan.
  6. Cover and Braise for about an hour until the chops are cooked through.
  7. About half way through add the thyme leaves.
  8. For the Himmel und Erde: Peel and Quarter the Potatos and bring to the boil in cold salted Water.
  9. Once its boiling turn down the heat and after 10 minutes add the peeled, cored and quartered Apple.
  10. Simmer for about 20 minutes.
  11. Then mash the Potatos and Apple.
  12. Season and enrich with a knob of butter.
  13. Serve the Chops with some of the braising liquid as gravy.
  14. Goes well with Leeks and Carrots on the side.
Most Helpful

4 5

Loved the Heaven & Earth. What a simple but great idea. The stock makes a fantastic sauce for the meal. I didn't cook the chops for anywhere near the time mentioned (an hour). Mine was done in 30 mins.