Pork Chops with Chipotle Applesauce

The traditional pork chops with apples and onions from years gone by gets a makeover with this new recipe. The sauce is made from sweet apples, tangy vinegar and spicy chipotle peppers that gets simmered down and mashed to a chunky salsa to use as a topping with your pork chops or tenderloin.

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Instructions

  • 1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat.
  • 2. Season pork chops with salt and pepper and fry for 8 to 10 minutes per side until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees, remove from skillet and set aside covered with foil.
  • 3. Next, add the butter to the skillet and sauté the apples, onion and garlic for 5 to 7 minutes or until apples are tender and onions are translucent.
  • 4. Add the apple cider, vinegar, ground chipotle peppers, and maple syrup to the skillet, bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes until apples can be smashed with a potato masher until chunky.
  • 5. Last place the cooked pork chops back into the skillet, spoon the sauce over the pork chops and serve.