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· 4/4/12 · Reblog

apple and onion pork chops


ingredients

porkchops:

  • 4 pork chops
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of pepper
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil

apple compote:

  • 2 red apples, sliced thin
  • 1 whole red onion, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup of bacon, thin sliced & chopped up
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sauvignon blanc or riesling wine
  • 1/2 stick of butter, melted

instructions

apple compote:

  1. heat 1/4 cup of olive oil in a sauté pan on high until it’s smoking
  2. add your onions, reduce heat to medium, and cook until light brown, stirring frequently
  3. add your bacon, and cook on medium until the bacon begins to brown, stirring frequently
  4. add your apples, and stir frequently for two minutes to let the flavors blend
  5. add your wine and continue stirring occasionally until alcohol is cooked off
  6. reduce heat to low, and add your butter.
  7. stir occasionally for five minutes, and keep on low while you make the porkchops

pork chops:

  1. in a large sauté pan, heat your olive oil on medium-high, allow to warm
  2. sprinkle your pork chops generously with salt and pepper on both sides
  3. add your porkchops to the warmed oil, and allow to brown for 5 minutes
  4. flip the porkchops and cook the second side for an additional 5 minutes
  5. remove from pan, place on plate, and scoop a few heaping spoonfulls of the apple compote (“juice” included) on top of your porkchops
  6. serve with potatoes, applesauce, or whatever you’d like

enjoy! :)