Apple Cinnamon Pork Chops


Posted: March 5

Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Apples + cinnamon + pork chops = yummmm! These Apple Cinnamon Pork Chops are uniquely delicious in all the best ways. The sweet and savory combination of pork chops topped with cinnamon-coated apples makes this a dish that is irresistible. Apple Cinnamon Pork Chops are easy to make, ready in 25 minutes, and serve 4!


Ingredients

• 4 pork chops, bone-in, about 3/4-inch thick • salt, to taste • Pepper, to taste • 3 tablespoons butter, divided • 2 apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced • 1 large white onion, halved and thinly sliced • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon • pinch of ground cayenne pepper • 2/3 cup apple cider • 1/3 cup heavy cream

Directions

Step 1

Heavily season the pork chops with salt and pepper on each side, then set them aside.

Step 2

Using a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt 2 tablespoons of butter.

Step 3

Directly add in the pork chops and let them cook until they are a golden brown.

Step 4

Move the pork chops to a plate and set aside. Let the chops rest for another 3 minutes.

Step 5

Heat the same skillet to medium-high heat and melt a tablespoon of butter.

Step 6

Add the apples and onion and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onion is soft and translucent.

Step 7

Mix in the brown sugar, cinnamon, and cayenne.

Step 8

Add in the apple cider and heavy cream.

Step 9

Place the pork chops back in the liquid, and cook it until the internal temperature of the chops reaches between 145 degrees F.

Step 10

Let them rest for 3 minutes.

Step 11

Serve the chops with the apple mixture on top.


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