Pork Chops Braised With Cider and Apples

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by landlocked 2

I found this recipe years ago in a Bon Appetit magazine. I think the title is more complicated than it is to actually make! I usually serve this with wild rice and brussel sprouts.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season pork chops generously with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add pork to skillet and cook until brown and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.
  4. Transfer pork to platter. Tent with foil to keep warm.
  5. Drain off all by 2 tablespoons of drippings from skillet.
  6. Add butter to skillet. Once butter is melted add onion, and saute until onion is almost soft, about 5 minutes.
  7. Mix in apples,cider, vinegar and bay leaf.
  8. Cover skillet and cook onions and apples are tender, about 10 minutes.
  9. Discard bay leaves.
  10. Add any accumulated juices from pork chop platter to skillet.
  11. Increase heat and cook until sauce thickens slightly, about 3 minutes.
  12. Spoon sauce over pork chops and serve.

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